Dave is a tremendous value-add investor. He is especially good with thinking through sales and BD. Also super detail focused and will gets his hands dirty with your product to uncover opportunities to improve the experience. Highly recommend Dave and if you have the chance to work with him, definitely do so!
Dave is a value add investor that brings more than just capital to the table. Dave helped us think through our next strategic steps, offering great advice from his many years as an entrepreneur. I know I'll be reaching out to Dave when my next company is raising a round.
VP BD @redeam. Previously SVP BD at @nor1, Co-founder/CEO @flextrip, acq by @nor1, ran $1bn asset management fund. @techstars for life.
Dave is an accomplished leader and investor who has been a pleasure to work with. He is a quality advisor and investor who I can count upon for refreshing insights, useful experiences and valuable contributions to our business.
Founder of This App Saves Lives (Techstars 2020). Former CEO of VerbalizeIt (acquired in 2016). Wharton MBA, Goldman Sachs alumnus, author, Ironman triathlete.
Dave brings incredible experience and insight to many parts of our business. He's a trusted resource for sales & business development knowledge, and he is a pragmatic thinker: able to cut through the noise and define a clear path forward. Best of all, Dave is just a great guy. He's friendly, helpful and always easy to talk to. I consider Dave a great friend, and I look forward to working with him again and again in the future.
Co-founder and CEO of @vanilla-forums. Thought leader in online discussion space. Worked at @microsoft, Siemens and Bank of America.
Dave's deep knowledge of the SaaS business model and rich operational experience with growth companies makes him an remarkable mentor, and - I am sure - an even more remarkable CEO. We're very grateful for his guidance during our Boulder 2013 Techstars experience.
Dave is also an insightful investor with a superb intuition for recognizing promising teams, technology, and business opportunities.
Founder at @kato. Code, product, team, fundraising.
I recommend Dave Carlson without hesitation. He has been an investor and advisor to my company, TeamSnap, almost since its inception and has been invaluable to us. His enthusiasm is contagious, his business acumen superb, and his knowledge of marketing and sales particularly strong. Dave has been a tremendous asset. I am delighted he is on our team.