David Horowitz

Co-Founder & CEO
Philadelphia, PA

David Horowitz is the co-founder and CEO of Touchdown Ventures and is based in the firm’s Philadelphia area office. He co-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, he led investments in digital media, advertising technology, digital home, education, and financial technology. David also was a founder and partner at Genacast Ventures, a seed stage venture capital fund backed by Comcast Ventures. His career began as an investment banker at Bear Stearns.

David graduated from the University of Michigan with highest honors with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in both accounting and finance.

David started the South Jersey Tech Collective (a networking group comprising of local tech entrepreneurs and investors), and currently serves as an advisor to the Philadelphia Greenlight Fund, the Internet of Things Consortium, and Venture University.

David lives in the New Jersey suburbs of Philadelphia with his wife and 2 boys.

Favorite Team

Michigan Wolverines

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!

Favorite TV Show

All game shows and in particular Jeopardy! David has a rare talent in creating and hosting game shows at our corporate retreats.

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spring 2020, David created a weekly virtual trivia game show called 20 Second Trivia and helped raise $20,000 for the CDC Foundation: Philly Inquirer: As trivia host, Cherry Hill man fulfills a childhood dream for charity

Favorite Board Game

Clue (although he's disappointed that both the Hall and Mrs. White were replaced).

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, David created a virtual escape room to foster remote team building and collaboration.

David is also the creator and publisher of a new board game called Frequent Flyer. Check it out here: Frequent Flyer Board Game