David is an investor and was formerly the managing director of the Techstars program in New York City.
David was recently named to Mayor Bloomberg’s Advisory Council on Technology. He also serves as a judge for HackNY and BigApps Hackathons and participates in many other local startup events.
David is also the Managing Member of Box Group, a New York City based seed-stage angel capital firm. David has made over 40 investments in NYC based companies.
As an investor or advisor, David has worked with over 50 startups including GroupMe (sold to Skype), Boxee, Fab.com, Flavors.me, adStruc, CrowdTwist, Goodsie, OnSwipe, SkillShare and DataMinr.
Prior to joining TechStars, David served as Executive Vice President of Interactive Strategies at kgb, a global information services company. While at kgb, David founded and lead Knowmore.com, a social aggregation startup within kgb.
David has a B.A. in American History from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from New York University School of Law. David was born and raised outside of NYC in Westchester. David likes wearing hoodies and over using ellipses…
David blogs about his experiences at davidtisch.com.