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David Pakman

A serial entrepreneur turned investor, David spent 12 years as an internet entrepreneur as cofounder of MyPlay and Apple’s Music Group, Vice President of N2K, and CEO of eMusic. He currently serves as Partner to Venrock and was named to the Top 100 Venture Capitalists by CB Insights in 2017 and 2018. David has led early stage investments in Dollar Shave Club (acquired by Unilever for $1 billion), Misty Robotics, Amino Apps, and YouNow, which after traditional funding did an ICO, and oversaw Venrock’s investment in Nest (acquired by Google for $3.2 billion). He also currently invests in blockchain technology; he led the Series A Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties) and has a partnership with CoinFund.

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