“Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more.”
– General George S. Patton
Dave focuses on investments in software and technology-enabled services.
Dave Joined Volition in 2010 as an Associate, subsequently going on to develop his investment approach at the Wolfson Group and Catalyst Investors before returning to Volition in 2018 to help lead the software and tech-enabled services team. His prior investment experience includes Fusion Risk Management, WeddingWire, Reputation Institute and Xplornet. Dave began his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Jefferies & Company.
He holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from NYU and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
FUN FACTS ABOUT DAVE
- Dave’s first job was as at a Quiznos, where he was an inflatable soda cup mascot.
- He enjoys traveling and scuba diving.
- He’s a perpetually tortured fan of the New Jersey area sports teams.
Dave has investment experience on the following Volition Portfolio companies:
“The businesses that I find most interesting are the ones that are unconcerned with the spotlight or accolades and are just singularly focused on dominating their respective categories.
My favorite part about this job is having the opportunity to be in the trenches alongside entrepreneurs and play a small part in helping them realize their aspirations.”
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