David B. Pakman

Partner at Venrock Associates

David B. Pakman

David B. Pakman

Partner at Venrock Associates

Overview
Career Highlights

eMusic.com, Inc.
Myplay, Inc.

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4068

Number of Boards

22

Birthday

01/29/1969 - Philadelphia, PA, United States

Age

52

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Secretary, Treasurer & Director at Narvii, Inc.

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Founder at Smartling, Inc.

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Executive Director at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.

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President at New York Venture Capital Association

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Misty Robotics, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chairman at Castlight Health, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Dollar Shave Club, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Dollar Shave Club, Inc.

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Investor at Pared, Inc.

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President at Venture Investors Association of New York

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David B. Pakman
Partner at Venrock Associates
Education
Graduate
Class of 1991

The School of Engineering and Applied Science, also known as SEAS, is one of the four undergraduate schools of the University of Pennsylvania. The School offers programs that emphasize hands-on study of engineering fundamentals (with an offering of approximately 300 courses) while encouraging students to leverage the educational offerings of the broader University. Engineering students can also take advantage of research opportunities through interactions with Penn’s School of Medicine, School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School. The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers bachelors, masters and PhD degree programs in contemporary fields of engineering study.

BE Computer Science Engineering
Class of 1991

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Memberships
Mentor
Current

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA) invests in companies located in US. The firm target companies operating in the fields of various technology sectors. They provides financing in the form of seed and early stage capital requirements with a initial investment size of $100k and also makes follow on investments.

Career History
Professional
2017 - Current

VR Management LLC specializes in capital investment focuses on technology and health care sectors. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Partner
2008 - Current

Venrock Associates invest in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of technology and healthcare sectors. They provides financing for early and later stage capital requirements.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2003 - 2008

eMusic.com, Inc. provides online digital music services. It sells downloadable audiobooks from all major audiobook publishers. The company has operations in Europe, Canada, and the United States. The company was founded by Gene Hoffman Jr., Robert H. Kohn and Gary Culpepper and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2015 - Current

Narvii, Inc. designs and develops mobile applications which cover interests like travel, movies, music, food, photography, gaming, and others. The firm offers the Amino app. The company was founded by Benjamin Anderson and Yin Wang in 2011 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Executive Committee
Current

First Growth Venture Networks identifies potential entrepreneurs and surround them with the network they will need to support their growth. The company was founded by Edward M. Zimmerman in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

TO ENABLE NEW YORKS VENTURE CAPITAL AND PRIVATE EQUITY COMMUNITY TO EASILY CONNECT AND DEVELOP RELATIONSHIPS WITH PEOPLE CRITICAL TO THEIR SUCCESS. VIANY PROVIDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS TO POSITION THEMSELVES FOR GROWTH BY CONNECTING, LEARNING AND PARTNERING WITH PEERS AND INDUSTRY LEADERS IN AN EFFICIENT WAY AND IN THE MOST DIRECT CHANNEL OF COMMUNICATION FACE TO FACE.

Member, Board of Overseers
Prior

The School of Engineering and Applied Science, also known as SEAS, is one of the four undergraduate schools of the University of Pennsylvania. The School offers programs that emphasize hands-on study of engineering fundamentals (with an offering of approximately 300 courses) while encouraging students to leverage the educational offerings of the broader University. Engineering students can also take advantage of research opportunities through interactions with Penn’s School of Medicine, School of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School. The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers bachelors, masters and PhD degree programs in contemporary fields of engineering study.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Music Business Association is an American nonprofit company located in New Jersey. The firm promotes music commerce.The company says this about itself: The Music Business Association (Music Biz) is a membership organization that advances and promotes music commerce — a community committed to the full spectrum of monetization models in the industry. Music Biz and its members are building the future of music commerce together.

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$2,500 - $4,999
2016

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$1,000 - $2,499
2015

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$1,000 - $2,499
2014

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Political Donations
$250
2002

Former Delegate at Maryland House of Delegates

$1,000
2000

Former Senator from New York

Transactions
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Unilever PLC purchases Dollar Shave Club, Inc. from Venrock Associates, TriplePoint Capital LLC, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Rustic Canyon Partners, TCMI, Inc., Shasta Ventures Management LLC, Pritzker Private Capital, Felicis Ventures Management Co. LLC, Andreessen Horowitz LLC, Comcast Ventures LLC, Forerunner Ventures LLC, Science Media LLC, Vision Ventures LLC, White Star Capital Investments UK Ltd., Dragoneer Investment Group LLC, Isomer Capital LLP, Triton Investment Managemen

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Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC, Khoros LLC, New Enterprise Associates, Inc., Greenspring Associates, Inc., Tenaya Capital Inc, Shasta Ventures Management LLC, Emergence Capital Partners, DAG Ventures LLC, Sapphire Ventures LLC purchase Klout, Inc. from Venrock Associates, Institutional Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC, Mayfield Fund LLC, Greycroft LLC, Zelkova Ventures LLC, ff Venture Capital, DNX Ventures LLC, Tuesday Capital

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3Box, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud storage services. It offers profile, messaging, storage, and hub API products. The company was founded by Joel Thorstensson , Michael Sena, and Danny Zuckerman and is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

Events
Speaker
311 West 34th Street-Manhattan, NY
2013 TechCrunch Disrupt (New York City)

Speaker
New York City, NY
19th Annual Columbia Business School Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference

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