General Partner
Stage: Venture
Focus: Enterprise
Location: San Francisco

Dave is a general partner at Norwest Venture Partners focusing on early to late-stage investments in enterprise and infrastructure.

Before joining Norwest, Dave spent 15-years at Comcast Ventures where he was responsible for identifying, executing, and managing new investments with a focus on enterprise software, cybersecurity, and financial services. His notable investments include Aporeto, BitSight, Brightside, DocuSign, Lendio, Slack, and Vox Media. Most recently, two of his investments while at Comcast Ventures have been acquired: EdgeConneX (acquired by EQT) and CTI Towers (acquired by Melody Investment Advisors).

Prior to Comcast Ventures, Dave was at Flarion Technologies where he served as a senior business development executive and played a pivotal role in the company’s fundraising activities and eventual acquisition by QUALCOMM for $805 million. He started his career at Lehman Brothers in investment banking, gaining a foundation in finance and advising companies going through strategic transformation.

Dave is a board member and chair of the audit committee of BellXcel, a non-profit education organization.

Dave holds a bachelor of science in management with a concentration in finance from Binghamton University.

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Get To Know Dave
  • 01
    What was your first job?
    Viennese table arranger at a catering hall... I didn’t know what a Viennese table is either when I took the job.
  • 02
    Do you have a favorite quote?
    "The Foundation of Achievement is Intense Desire"
  • 03
    What other cities have you lived in?
    I was born in Tbilisi, Georgia