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Dave McClure: Nerd, Hillbilly VC The Helpful VC

Dave McClure: Nerd, Hillbilly VC
Geek, Engineer, Marketing, Blogger, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, VC
● Born in WV (‘66): Hillbilly & WVU Mountaineer football fan
● Johns Hopkins (‘88): Applied Mathematics / Engineering, CS
● Silicon Valley (‘89): Programmer & SQL Databases, Intel / MSFT
● Founder/CEO Aslan Computing (‘92-‘99), Internet + Ecom Consulting (small exit)
● Director Marketing @ PayPal (‘01-‘04), Simply Hired (‘05-‘06)
● Angel Investor/Advisor (‘04-‘09): Mint, Slideshare, Mashery, Twilio, WePay
● Founders Fund (‘08-‘10): Lyft, Credit Karma, Twilio ($TWLO), SendGrid ($SEND)
● 500 Startups (‘10-‘17): $400M / 2000 companies / 50 countries / 10 Unicorns

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