David La Placa Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 24

  • Portfolio
  • 7

  • Exits
  • 17


David La Placa General Information


Mr. David La Placa is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman & Managing Member at Intellectus Partners. He served as Board Member at FanCompass. He is a Co-Founder of DigitalBits. and a Founding Board Member at Orbital Insight. He has led Intellectus Partners since its founding in 2015, keeping client-centric solutions, relationship banking, and innovation at the forefront of his leadership. Furthermore, he leads the Global Executive Investment & Operating committees and oversees all investment strategies. His energy, vision, and hands-on experience in multiple ventures solidify his connection to entrepreneurs. He speaks not from a distant removal to their needs but with a vital understanding of the satisfactions and challenges of entrepreneurship today. He has extensive experience at the intersection of entrepreneurial advisory, wealth creation, and investment management. Prior to founding Intellectus Partners, he was a member of the Client Advisor Executive Committee and a Managing Director with Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown. He joined Deutsche Bank in 2004 and quickly became one of the top Financial Advisors in Silicon Valley. Within Deutsche Bank, he served as a portfolio manager, led the firm's Private Wealth Management West Coast effort within Venture Services, and was the lead advisor for its Internet & Digital Media outreach. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Private Wealth Management, and co-head of the Venture Services Group at Lehman Brothers in Menlo Park, California. He was responsible for coverage of ultra-high-net-worth entrepreneurs, as well as trading and distribution of venture capital and private equity fund portfolio securities. He graduated from Temple University's Fox School of Business, with a concentration in Real Estate, Finance, and International Marketing.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • 1050 Battery Street
  • Suite 100
  • San Francisco, CA 94111
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

David La Placa Investments (24)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Mojo Vision 04-Jan-2022 Later Stage VC 0000 Electrical Equipment Generating Revenue 00000 00 00000
Lime 05-Nov-2021 00000 00000 00000 Automotive Generating Revenue 00000 00 00000
Aurora Insight 01-Oct-2021 00000 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00 00000
Orbital Insight 19-May-2021 00000 00000 0000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 00000 00 00000
Doc.ai 01-Oct-2019 00000 00000 0000 Enterprise Systems (Healthcare) Generating Revenue 00000 00 00000
Lottery.com 31-Jul-2019 00000 00000 0000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00 00000
Lyft 01-Jan-2019 00000 00000 0000 Automotive Generating Revenue/Not Profitable 00000 00 00000
Navdy 11-Oct-2017 00000 00000 000.00 Electronics (B2C) Out of Business 00000 00 00000
China Rapid Finance 21-Nov-2016 Later Stage VC 000.00 Financial Software Generating Revenue 00000 00 00000
Setnet America 02-Mar-2016 Angel (individual) 00000 Other Commercial Services Out of Business 00000 00 00000

David La Placa Exits (17)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Aurora Insight 06-Jan-2023 Merger/Acquisition
Lottery.com 01-Oct-2021 0000000 000000 0000
Setnet America 01-Sep-2021 000 00 00000000
Ampdesk 03-Dec-2020 000 00 00000000
Lyft 29-Mar-2019 000 00.000
Cirruspath 21-Sep-2018 0000000000
Navdy 25-Jan-2018 000 00 00000000
China Rapid Finance 28-Apr-2017 000 0000
Watchwith 03-Jan-2017 Merger/Acquisition
Bucket (Information Services) 23-Mar-2016 Merger/Acquisition

David La Placa Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

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David La Placa Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
David La Placa Angel Investor 00 0 0 San Francisco, CA

David La Placa Co-Investors (106)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
93 Ventures 2 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
BAM Elevate 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Moonwhale Ventures 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SiO Capital (Texas) 0 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
SVB Financial Group 0 0 Series chart Industry bar