About Dave Samuel
In 1996, Dave Samuel and his friend Josh Felser started an Internet radio company called Spinner, selling it to AOL in 1999 ÂÃ¢Â" at about the peak of the dot-com bubble for $320 million. He went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study engineering. Samuel is busy as both president of Grouper and chairman of Brondell. Brondell started selling high end electronic toilets in January.
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Latest Dave Samuel News
Jul 12, 2018
Stronghold , a San Francisco and New Zealand-based crypto exchange platform, secured $3.3m in seed funding. The round was led by Dave Samuel, founding general partner at Freestyle Capital, with participation from Hack VC, Dan Macklin (founder of So-Fi), Vinny Lingham (founder of Civic), Rick Marini (founder of Protocol Ventures), Jake Gibson (founder of Nerdwallet), and Mike Mickiewicz (co-founder of Hired). The company intends to use the funds to improve the trading experience, continue the growth and development of its platform, add more assets and liquidity onto Stellar’s network through its platform, and develop its cryptocurrency asset management platform further. Led by Tammy Camp, CEO, and Sean Bennett, CTO, Stronghold provides a trading platform built on the Stellar network, taking advantage of near-instant transactions with nominal fees. Stellar connects banks, payments systems and people, enabling them to move money quickly, reliably, and at almost no cost. Stronghold currently represents Bitcoin, Ethereum and Lumens, with more currencies on the way. It has a current user base of over 20,000 traders. FinSMEs 12/07/2018
Dave Samuel Investments
Dave Samuel has made 2 investments. Their latest investment was in Stronghold as part of their Seed VC on July 7, 2018.
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