David Yang

Investment Team

Hometown:
Irvine, CA

Education:
MBA, Stanford Graduate School of Business
BS Econ, BA, University of Pennsylvania

Team:
Los Angeles Lakers

Recent Read:
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

David joined Activant in 2021, and is a senior member of the investment team and Investment Committee.

David has been investing in growth technology companies for over 10 years, with a particular focus on ecommerce, financial technology, health technology, and other sectors undergoing rapid growth and change. He is excited about supporting and partnering with founders and management teams of foundational technology companies over the long term.

Prior to joining Activant, David was at Access Technology Ventures, the technology investment effort of Access Industries, a New York-based industrial group. Before that, David was in the Technology, Media and Telecom group at Warburg Pincus in San Francisco, and at TA Associates in Boston.

David earned an MBA from Stanford and two undergraduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania - a BS in Economics from the Wharton School and a BA from the College of Arts and Sciences, with a major in International Relations.