Office

Greenwich

Hometown

Irvine, CA

Residence

Brooklyn, NY

David Yang

Partner

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“We are living in such incredible times, where technology has become ubiquitous and holds the potential to improve and fix so many old ways of doing things. As a tech investor, I’m energized by that, and I feel so fortunate to get the chance to see these changes up close and lend a hand.”

Office

Greenwich

Hometown

Irvine,

CA

Residence

Brooklyn,

NY

David grew up in the sunny suburbs of Southern California, where everything was a different shade of beige. He went to school in Philly, to see the seasons change and get some history, and found his way to the tech world after college, starting his investing career at TA Associates.

After an MBA at Stanford, David joined Warburg Pincus to invest in growth tech companies. He then helped lead public and private tech investing for Access Industries, a large global industrial group in NY. David joined Activant to focus again on growth tech investing and to help build a long-lasting investment firm.

Education

MBA

Stanford Graduate School of Business

BS Econ, BA

University of Pennsylvania

“Activant has been a valuable partner to JOKR and David has truly gone above and beyond in his support. He is everything from a strategic thought partner, to corp dev and capital markets leader, to picker and packer in the warehouse, to one of our most active customers."

Ralf Wenzel Founder & CEO, JOKR

“I’m excited to have David as an investor and partner in Current. In addition to his enthusiasm and energy, David always brings well-informed perspectives and deep context to our strategic discussions."

Stuart Sopp Founder & CEO, Current

Role

How David supports portfolio companies

Providing strategic advice and industry insights

Identifying partnership and business development opportunities

Relevant Experiences

  • Access Technology Ventures / Access Industries

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    Responsibilities

    David helped lead Access's tech investment effort. His investments include Agora, Amazon, Chime, Digital Ocean, Facebook, HaoQiPei, Opendoor, PinDuoDuo, Snap, Tencent Music, Yelp, and 58.com.

    About Access Technology Ventures / Access Industries

    Access Technology Ventures is the $2.5B+ private and public technology investment effort for Access Industries, a $20B+ global investment platform.

  • Warburg Pincus

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    Responsibilities

    Based in the San Francisco office, David covered ecommerce enablement, healthcare IT, and enterprise software. He invested in and sat on the board of Slickdeals, the largest consumer-driven deal sharing platform in the U.S.

    About Warburg Pincus

    New York-based global growth equity firm, with 50 year history and $58B+ AUM.

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