David Horowitz

Founder & CEO

Bio

David Horowitz founded Touchdown Ventures in 2014 after spending 14 years in corporate venture capital with Comcast Ventures. 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 led and managed investments in BlackArrow (acquired by CrossMediaWorks), Entropic (NASDAQ: ENTR), Intellon (NASDAQ: ITLN), Invite Media (acquired by Google), LinkShare (acquired by Rakuten), Nuera Communications (acquired by Audicodes), Rubicon Project (NYSE: RUBI), Visible World (acquired by Comcast), and XOS Digital (acquired by JumpTV/Neulion.) David also led investments in several prominent privately-held companies including Ninth Decimal, SnagFilms, UberMedia, Videology, and Zero Fox. David also helped start and was a partner at Genacast Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund affiliated with Comcast Ventures.

 

Experience

Prior to Comcast Ventures, David worked in investment banking at Bear Stearns. David also started and helps run South Jersey Tech Collective (a networking group comprising of local tech entrepreneurs and investors).  David also serves as an advisor to the the Philadelphia Greenlight Fund.

David graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration with highest honors from the University of Michigan.

David currently resides in Cherry Hill, NJ with his wife and two boys.

Personal

Favorite team: Michigan Wolverines

Favorite player: Charles Woodson

Favorite moment: Michigan winning the national championship in the Rose Bowl on January 1, 1998. It was Michigan’s first national championship in 50 years. Sometimes great results take time!