David Marcus Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 25

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 15

Exits

David Marcus General Information

Description

Mr. David Marcus is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Lightspark. He served as Head at Novi. He serves as Advisor at Felix Capital. Previously, he served as Board Member at Coinbase. He formerly served as Vice President, Messaging Products at Facebook. He also served as President at Paypal. He founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Echovox. He is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Zong. He started his first company, GTN Telecom, back in 1996 in Geneva, Switzerland. GTN was acquired by World Access in 2000. In 2000, he founded Echovox, he build direct relationships and connections with mobile operators around the world. He served as Board Member at Diem Association. He also served as chairman at Echo6. In 2018, he started Diem (fka Libra). He joined Meta in 2014 to lead Messenger, which he took from under 200M monthly users to over 1.5B. Previously, he was PayPal's President. A lifelong entrepreneur, he launched two companies in Europe, then founded mobile payments company Zong in Silicon Valley, which was acquired by PayPal in 2011.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

David Marcus Investments (25)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Scoop 17-Nov-2022 Later Stage VC 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Peggy 22-Apr-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Tome 21-Jan-2021 0000 00000 00.00 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Justt (Financial Services) 01-Nov-2020 0000 00000 000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Truebill 24-Aug-2018 00000 00000 00.000 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Shone 26-Jun-2018 0000 00000 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000
Truebill 18-Jul-2016 00000 00000 00.00 Other Financial Services Generating Revenue 00000 000000
IvyMark 01-Feb-2016 0000 00000 00.000 Multimedia and Design Software Startup 00000 000000
Boostable 23-Oct-2014 Seed Round 00.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 000000
RedKix 01-Sep-2014 Seed Round 00.000 Communication Software Generating Revenue 00000 000000

David Marcus Exits (15)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Xapo Bank 01-Sep-2022 Secondary Transaction - Private
Shone 21-Apr-2022 000000000000000000
Truebill 23-Dec-2021 000000000000000000 00.00
Ifeelgoods 01-Sep-2021 000000000 00000000
View 08-Mar-2021 0000000 000000 00000
Combatant Gentlemen 01-Aug-2020 000000000 00000000
RedKix 26-Jul-2018 000000000000000000 00000
Shyp 27-Mar-2018 000 00 00000000
IvyMark 06-Feb-2018 Merger/Acquisition 0000
August Home 21-Nov-2017 Merger/Acquisition 00000

David Marcus Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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David Marcus Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Marcus Angel Investor 00 San Francisco, CA

David Marcus Co-Investors (40)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Correlation Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Greylock 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Haystack Management Company 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Mistral Venture Partners 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Real Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

David Marcus FAQs

  • Who is David Marcus?

    David Marcus is an angel Investor who has made 25 investments.

  • What kind of investor is David Marcus?

    David Marcus is an angel investor.

  • What does David Marcus do?

    As an angel investor, David Marcus invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has David Marcus invested in?

    David Marcus has made numerous investments in companies like Scoop, Peggy, and Tome within the Business/Productivity Software and Media and Information Services (B2B) industries.

  • What has David Marcus invested in recently?

    David Marcus's latest investment was on 17-Nov-2022 in Scoop, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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