Dave Lin is Co-Managing Partner of Unicorn Venture Partners. He is an experienced entrepreneur, operator, advisor and investor to venture-backed companies, limited partners and several Fortune 500 corporate venture capital funds. Dave was previously the managing partner of Lin Ventures, an investment fund and advisory firm focused on early-stage technology companies. Lin Venture’s representative clients and investments include: Adly, Ad Hoc Labs, eSalon, Channel Meter, Hone, PPG, Slack, TicketMob, and Wowio.
Prior to Lin Ventures, Dave was the founding CFO of Maker Studios, a leading digital media studio serving the Internet’s best content creators, and the founder of online marketplace, OfferBuys.com. Dave was also a venture capitalist at GRP Partners (now Upfront Ventures), Director of Strategy and Director of Local Search at PriceGrabber.com, a member of Experian’s Global Strategy and Innovation team, and a technology investment banker at Montgomery & Co and UBS.
Dave is an alumnus of UCLA and The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.