David Frankel

Investor at PacketZoom, Inc.

David Frankel

David Frankel

Investor at PacketZoom, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Dimension Data Plc
Internet Solutions
Founder Collective Management Co. LLC

RelSci Relationships

2367

Primary Location

Johannesburg, EC, South Africa

Number of Boards

28

Interests

Marathon Running, Cycling

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Founder at Olo (NY), Inc.

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Co-Founder at PillPack, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Founder Collective Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Founder Collective Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at SeatGeek, Inc.

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Founder at PillPack, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Dwell Media LLC

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Co-Founder at Databox, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder at Dia Styling Co.

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Co-Founder at SeatGeek, Inc.

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David Frankel
Investor at PacketZoom, Inc.
Education
MBA with Distinction
Class of 2003

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

B.Sc. with Honours in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1992

The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, is a multi-campus South African public research university situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg. It is more commonly known as Wits University. The university has its roots in the mining industry, as do Johannesburg and the Witwatersrand in general. Founded in 1896 as the South African School of Mines in Kimberley, it is the third oldest South African university in continuous operation, after the University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University.

Memberships
Mentor
Current

Dreamit is an active manager which seeks to invest $25k to $100k in early stage entrepreneurs. Their geographical focus is US. The sectors in which they invest are consumer, health, education, finance, enterprise, real estate, hospitality, media, infrastructure, social technology, commerce, data & cloud.Dreamit provide them with resources, advisors, investors, strategic partners and customers looking for innovative solutions.

Founder
Current

The Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) is a South African Internet industry body not for gain. ISPA is a voluntary organisation, representing the interests of its members.Established on 6 June 1996, the association currently represents in excess of 150 Internet Service Providers with a diverse range of services and target markets. Significantly the number of ISPA members increases almost on a monthly basis.

Member
Prior

The GLT community was launched in 1993 in response to the need for a new approach to global leadership in the post cold war era. With the aim of collective and individual growth, the community was created to encourage dialogue between people of outstanding ability with a common interest in Global progress. Each year, about 100 individuals were selected from the worlds of business, politics, civil society, media, the arts and science. Considered active for two years, they become supporting members for a further three years.

Career History
Co-Founder
2009 - Current

Founder Collective Management Co. LLC is an Independent Venture Capital firm focuses on seed-stage venture capital investments in technology-driven companies across a variety of sectors. They target companies sectors such as information technology components.

Professional
Prior

OCP focuses on MBOs, recapitalizations and growth financings in small companies. They are interested in companies with management teams that want to remain with the business in equity and leadership positions. The firm emphasizes developing management teams while providing portfolio companies with key resources and assistance in strategic and financial planning, best practice implementation, technology, marketing and executive recruiting. They target companies within a 90 minute airplane flight of New York City (may be further if OCP co-invests alongside a strong locally based investor).OCP's qualitative investment program includes venture capital investments, growth financings and MBOs for private companies. Investments typically range from $1 million to $5 million per round, but they occasionally assemble syndicates with other investors. Capital is typically used for accelerating revenue growth, making acquisitions, or building company infrastructure.OCP also researches and develops mathematically driven strategies for trading and investing in a variety of asset classes such as foreign exchange, commodities, and derivatives. They prefer to focus on liquid securities and tend to avoid strategies such as equity statistical arbitrage.

Consultant to the Chief Economist & Vice President of Development Economics
2002 - Prior

The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to poor countries. It is the largest and most famous development bank in the world and is an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The World Bank Group consists of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA).

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Olo (NY), Inc. provides mobile and online ordering software solutions. It is a mobile payments firm for consumers on the go. The firm offers Software-as-a-Service platform designed for multi-unit restaurants. The company was founded by Noah N. Glass in 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Alternate Non-Executive Director
Current

Rand Merchant Insurance Holdings Main Street 796 (Proprietary) Limited was incorporated and registered in South Africa on 24 March 2010 as a private company under registration number 2010/005770/07 and converted to a public company on 14 June 2010. A special resolution to change Main Street 796 Limited’s name to Rand Merchant Insurance Holdings Limited was passed on 7 December 2010 and lodged for registration with the Registrar of Companies. RMI Holdings was a subsidiary of RMBH and was incorporated for the specific purpose of holding RMBH’s insurance assets pursuant to the RMBH restructuring. RMBH unbundled and separately listed RMI Holdings on 7 March 2011

Director
Current

SeatGeek Inc. provides ticket search engine for consumers purchasing sports, concert and theater tickets on the secondary ticket market. Its website and apps use proprietary venue maps and algorithms to guide users to the available deals on tickets from both primary and secondary sellers. The company was founded by Jack Groetzinger, Eric Waller and Russ D'Souza in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The Rashi School, the Boston Area Reform Jewish K-8 Independent School, is to provide a dynamic, child-centered program of academic excellence that integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula and nurtures in its students critical minds and compassionate hearts. Our Core Values are reflected in daily life here at Rashi.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Endeavor is the leading supporter of high-impact entrepreneurs around the world. Endeavor South Africa was officially incorporated in June 2004. Over the last 10 years, it has identified and supported more than 60 high-growth entrepreneurs. It has additionally developed a unique Excelerator programme, which works with black-owned businesses.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The King David Schools' Foundation (KDSF) is the fundraising arm of King David Schools. KDSF was established in 1994, under the auspices of the South African Board of Jewish Education (SABJE) and is a fully registered not for profit organisation.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2017

The Rashi School, the Boston Area Reform Jewish K-8 Independent School, is to provide a dynamic, child-centered program of academic excellence that integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula and nurtures in its students critical minds and compassionate hearts. Our Core Values are reflected in daily life here at Rashi.

$50K +
2016

The Rashi School, the Boston Area Reform Jewish K-8 Independent School, is to provide a dynamic, child-centered program of academic excellence that integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula and nurtures in its students critical minds and compassionate hearts. Our Core Values are reflected in daily life here at Rashi.

$50K +
2015

The Rashi School, the Boston Area Reform Jewish K-8 Independent School, is to provide a dynamic, child-centered program of academic excellence that integrates rich secular and Jewish studies curricula and nurtures in its students critical minds and compassionate hearts. Our Core Values are reflected in daily life here at Rashi.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Senator from Massachusetts

$2,400
2010

Honorary Campaign Chairman at Jimmy Tingle's Campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 2018

$500
2009

Former Chairman at Massachusetts Democratic Party

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International Business Machines Corporation purchases Blue Box Group, Inc. from Voyager Capital LLC, Founder Collective Management Co. LLC, Union Bay Capital Management LLC

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Founder Collective LP raised money in a private placement transaction

Investments
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MediaRadar, Inc. provides sales and client management services related to magazines. It offers ad sales intelligence for over 2.3 million brands across multiple media platforms including online, online video, e-newsletter, print, trade shows, and social media. The company was founded by Todd Krizelman and Jesse Keller in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Ad Hoc Labs, Inc. develops mobile applications. The firm offers Burner, an iOS application and service that enables users to obtain temporary, disposable numbers for voice and SMS communications. The company was founded by Gregory Stuart Cohn and William Carter in 2012 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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Olo (NY), Inc. provides mobile and online ordering software solutions. It is a mobile payments firm for consumers on the go. The firm offers Software-as-a-Service platform designed for multi-unit restaurants. The company was founded by Noah N. Glass in 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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