David Sacks
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David Sacks

David has been involved in the Internet space for over a decade as an entrepreneur, executive and investor.

San Francisco, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since September 25, 2012
About David
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Investor interests
Type of investor Angel
Typical investment size $25,000 - $50,000
Typical investments in a year 24
Categories of interest
Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Education
Stanford University , BA , Economics
University of Chicago Law School , JD , Law

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Entrepreneur, investor and product guru

Full bio

David has been involved in the Internet space for over a decade as an entrepreneur, executive and investor, starting with PayPal in 1999. He was PayPal's Chief Operating Officer and product leader, taking the company from startup to IPO and eventual sale to eBay for $1.5 billion. Subsequently, he founded Geni and Yammer, which he sold to Microsoft in 2012 for $1.2 billion. He also produced and financed the independent film "Thank You For Smoking." David holds a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.


Angel investing and exits

Facebook (IPO)
SpaceX
Xoom (IPO)
Quora (funded)
Pocket Change (funded)
Airbnb
Palantir Technologies
Survey Monkey
Scribd (funded)
Eventbrite (funded)
Uber (funded)
Cherry
CapLinked
Tweetdeck (acquired by Twitter, $40M)
Researchgate
OneLogin
Myheritage
Fresh
Ownza
Delectable
Heathloop
Happily
Sofa Labs
ZenPayroll