David Furneaux Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1
  • Investments
  • 23
  • Portfolio
  • 6
  • Exits
  • 19

David Furneaux General Information


Mr. David Furneaux is the Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at BlueIO. He serves as an Advisor at World Within Ventures. He serves as Board Member at Virsec. He also serves as Executive Chairman at Lufa Farms. He is also a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member at Virsec. He is the Founder of Furneaux Capital. He serves as Board Member at CyberSaint Security. He serves as Chief Executive Officer at BlueIO. He co-founded Causemo and served as its Board Member & Chief Executive Officer. He serves as Advisory Partner at Inerjys Ventures. He is also a Board Member at Lumicell and Buen Sabor. He was the Founder and served as Managing Partner at Kodiak Venture Partners. He has over 15 years of venture investing and company-building experience. He focuses on a broad range of opportunities in information technology and Internet markets. He also serves as Advisor at Newlans. He represents Kodiak on the Boards of Application Security, BTI Systems, GreenLight Biosciences, Lumicell Diagnostics, and Vette Corp. He is also an observer on the board for Cortina. Prior to founding Kodiak in late 1999. In 1993, he was a member of the early team at Chrysalis Symbolic Design, a semiconductor design company, and was responsible for directing east coast and major account sales. The company was later acquired by Synopsys. Prior to that, he was a telecommunications analyst at the National Conference. During his career as an entrepreneur and fund manager, he has been directly involved in the conception, funding, launching and operations of many high-growth companies in the information technology landscape. Selected earlier investments include ALIS (Karl Zeiss), Auroranetics (Cisco), Extreme Packet Devices (PMC-Sierra), Enfora (Novatel), Philsar (IDT), RMI (Netlogic) Skystone (Cisco), Telica (Alcatel/Lucent) and Watchfire (IBM). He has spent his 20-year career as an entrepreneur, investor and venture capital fund manager. During this time, he has played active roles in building some of the leading technology and Internet companies in North America. He also started and operates 2 investment companies; Furneaux Capital Holding Company, LLC and Kodiak Venture Partners. A sample of successful companies includes Aironet (IPO and acquired by Cisco Systems), ALIS (acquired by Karl Zeiss), Auroranetics (acquired by Cisco Systems), Enfora (Acquired by Novatel), Extreme Packet Devices (acquired by PMC-Sierra), Philsar (acquired by Skyworks), RMI (acquired by Broadcom), Smartcells (acquired by Merck) and Watchfire (acquired by IBM). Recent successes from Furneaux Capital and Kodiak Venture Partner's investments include BLAZE.io's acquisition by Akamai, WHERE.com's acquisition by eBay and Channel Advisor's IPO on the NYSE. Areas of interest include Internet and communication technologies, agriculture and food technologies and sustainable power generation. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Board Member at Solantro Semiconductor.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Newburyport, MA
  • United States
+1 (844) 000-0000

David Furneaux Investments (23)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
WhoKnows 01-Sep-2015 Seed Round 000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000 02-Jan-2015 0000 00000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000 (000000000 04-Nov-2014 00000 00000 000 Diagnostic Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000 21-Aug-2014 00000 00000 Application Specific Semiconductors Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000 00000000 15-Aug-2014 00000 (00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000 00000 30-Jun-2014 00000 00000 00.000 Horticulture Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
00000000 01-Jan-2014 00000 (00000 Electronic Components Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
0000000000 0000000 20-Dec-2013 00000 00000 000.00 Biotechnology Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Buen Sabor 04-Mar-2013 Early Stage VC 00000 Food Products Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
Reach Analytics 01-Jan-2013 Early Stage VC Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00000000
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David Furneaux Exits (19)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Causemo Insights 14-Aug-2019 Merger/Acquisition
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00000000 01-Sep-2016 0000000000: 000000
00000000 17-May-2016 000000000000000000 0000
000 0000000 01-Apr-2016 000000000000000000 000.00
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0000000 0000000 06-Oct-2014 000000000000000000 00000
InterSense 21-Feb-2013 Merger/Acquisition
Enfora 30-Nov-2010 Merger/Acquisition 000.00
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David Furneaux Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David Furneaux Angel Investor 00 0 0 Newburyport, MA
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