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Investments

16

Portfolio Exits

7

About David Shen Ventures

David Shen Ventures advises and invests in early stage internet startups, helping them in the areas of user experience, product development and strategy, and online advertising. It is run by angel investor David Shen.David Shen Ventures, LLC focuses mainly on early stage Internet and Internet-related businesses. The goal is to quickly bring a product to market in an inexpensive way, employ innovation to differentiate from competitors and delight consumers, and test its viability live in the marketplace. Once a product's viability has been validated, David Shen Ventures, LLC helps its businesses strategize on growth to the future.

David Shen Ventures Headquarter Location

San Francisco, California,

United States

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GroundCntrl grabs $1M to get mobile workforces off their butts

Mar 26, 2013

Technology allows us to work from anywhere, but it might make it harder to manage from anywhere. GroundCntrl aims to help you keep track of your company and motivate your mobile workforce with a $1.01 million round of funding filed with the SEC. The filing names Richard Mandeberg, the chief executive and co-founder, as well as Pat McVeigh who is named as a director, and David Shen, president of David Shen Ventures. Shen is likely not the only investor, as the filing states 13 investors in total

David Shen Ventures Investments

16 Investments

David Shen Ventures has made 16 investments. Their latest investment was in Poncho as part of their Seed VC on April 4, 2016.

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David Shen Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/28/2016

Seed VC

Poncho

$2M

Yes

3

11/12/2014

Seed VC

Lawn Love

$1.9M

Yes

1

1/27/2014

Seed VC

Evoz

$0.9M

Yes

2

2/13/2013

Seed VC

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$99M

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10

5/30/2012

Convertible Note

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$99M

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10

Date

4/28/2016

11/12/2014

1/27/2014

2/13/2013

5/30/2012

Round

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC

Seed VC

Convertible Note

Company

Poncho

Lawn Love

Evoz

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Amount

$2M

$1.9M

$0.9M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

3

1

2

10

10

David Shen Ventures Portfolio Exits

7 Portfolio Exits

David Shen Ventures has 7 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Lawn Love on August 03, 2021.

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Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/3/2021

Acquired

$99M

2

10/8/2020

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$99M

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10

5/29/2018

Asset Sale

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$99M

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10

7/12/2017

Acq - Fin

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$99M

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10

1/13/2014

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$99M

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10

Date

8/3/2021

10/8/2020

5/29/2018

7/12/2017

1/13/2014

Exit

Acquired

Asset Sale

Asset Sale

Acq - Fin

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

2

10

10

10

10

David Shen Ventures Team

2 Team Members

David Shen Ventures has 2 team members, including current President, David Shen.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

David Shen

LaunchCapital, Yahoo!, Frog Design, and Apple

President

Current

David Shen

President

Current

Name

David Shen

David Shen

Work History

LaunchCapital, Yahoo!, Frog Design, and Apple

Title

President

President

Status

Current

Current

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