David Horowitz is a founder and CEO of Touchdown Ventures, a firm that works with leading corporations to establish and manage their corporate venture capital platforms.
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David Horowitz is a founder and CEO of Touchdown Ventures, a firm that works with leading corporations to establish and manage their corporate venture capital platforms. Prior to starting Touchdown Ventures, David was a founding partner and Managing Director at Comcast Ventures for 14 years. David joined Comcast Ventures in 2000 as one of the first employees of the venture capital group. At Comcast Ventures, David focused on investments in digital media, advertising technology, digital home, education and financial technology. David managed investments in Entropic (NASDAQ: ENTR), Intellon (NASDAQ: ITLN), Invite Media (acquired by Google), LinkShare (acquired by Rakuten), Nuera Communications (acquired by Audicodes), Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI), and XOS Digital (acquired by JumpTV/Neulion.) David also led investments in several prominent privately-held companies including BlackArrow, Ninth Decimal, SnagFilms, UberMedia, Videology, Visible World, and Zero Fox. David also helped start and was a partner at Genacast Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund affiliated with Comcast Ventures.
Prior to Comcast Ventures, David worked in investment banking at Bear Stearns. David also started and runs the South Jersey Technology Networking Group. David graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with highest honors from the University of Michigan.