Dave is an active early-stage investor, mentor or co-founder at several startups. He is focused on accelerating and sourcing innovation. As a leading Swiss business angel, he has been focused on innovation deal flow, seed financing of innovation, and mentoring startups from research → engineering → product → market
Dave has 20 years of technology experience in building and managing computer networks for multinationals, international organizations, banks, ISPs/ASPs and startups. In the last 10 years, he has focused on high-availability and low-cost open source web infrastructures for startups.
Dave founded Buy.at, an affiliate network, and was its CTO. In 2008, Buy.at was sold to AOL in a deal that was voted the Venture Capital Deal of the Year at the 2009 BVCA Private Equity Awards in the UK. He was named 2016 Business Angel of the Year Award by the Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association.