Geode Ventures provides seed-stage capital investment as well as startup management consulting to early stage technology and web companies. We work with companies from the...more concept stage through Series-A private financing. Our primary focus is on technology and web companies, but in the end, we’re entrepreneurs too and are happy to speak with any sort of startup venture. In 2014, Geode Ventures' achieved its first exit when a big data firm in its portfolio sold to Teradata.
David founded EasySeat, and online ticket marketplace, in 2005 with approximately 30 tickets and a total investment of under $5k and grew operations grew to over 1,500 tickets...more and $130k in sales within the first year. Revenue growth ranged from 20%-348% YOY. This sustained growth landed EasySeat at #176 on the 2010 Inc 500. In 2014, EasySeat was inducted to the Inc Honor Roll for 5 consecutive years of making the Inc list. In 2015, David negotiated the sale of EasySeat to an in-industry buyer.
Geode Software provides technology solutions that solve operational bottlenecks and improve profitability for small to medium businesses. Geode has successfully implemented...more solutions for a range of industries including: Group Travel, Telemarketing, Digital Out of Home Advertising, Light Manufacturing, Marketing, Actuarial, Occupational Therapy, e-Commerce, Retail, Non-Profit, Ticket Brokerage, Public Agencies, and Professional Services
A serial entrepreneur, I started my first business at 19, and have spent the majority of my career working in startups. As a software developer and IT generalist, I bring a broad range of technical and business expertise to all of my ventures which fueled the high growth rate of all of my companies.
2003 - 40 Under 40 - Hartford Business Journal
2008 - Business Champion - Fastest Growing Private Company in the Hartford Region - EasySeat, LLC
2010 - #176 on the Inc 500 and Fastest Growing Private Company in CT
2011 - 40 Under 40 - Connecticut Magazine
2012, 2013, 2014 - Marcum tech Top 40
2014 - Tech Company to Watch
2014 - Inducted to In Honor Roll for 5 consecutive years on the Inc list