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David B. Horowitz

Founder & CEO, Touchdown Ventures

Biography

David is the Founder and CEO of Touchdown Ventures. Touchdown partners with leading corporations to manage their venture capital funds. Prior to starting Touchdown Ventures, David was a founding partner and Managing Director at Comcast Ventures for 14 years. David joined Comcast Ventures in 2000 as one of the first employees of the venture capital group. At Comcast Ventures, David focused on investments in digital media, advertising technology, digital home, education and financial technology. David managed investments in Entropic (NASDAQ: ENTR), Intellon (NASDAQ: ITLN), Invite Media (acquired by Google), LinkShare (acquired by Rakuten), Nuera Communications (acquired by Audicodes), Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI), and XOS Digital (acquired by JumpTV/Neulion.) David also led investments in several prominent privately-held companies including BlackArrow, Ninth Decimal, SnagFilms, UberMedia, Videology, Visible World, and Zero Fox. David also helped start and was a partner at Genacast Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund affiliated with Comcast Ventures. Prior to Comcast Ventures, David worked in investment banking at Bear Stearns. David also started South Jersey Tech Collective, a networking group of entrepreneurs and investors in South Jersey. David graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with highest honors from the University of Michigan.