Douglas M. Chertok

Founder & Managing Partner at Vast Ventures Management LLC

Douglas M. Chertok

Douglas M. Chertok

Founder & Managing Partner at Vast Ventures Management LLC

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Career Highlights

Vast Ventures Management LLC
NMD Interactive, Inc.

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497

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

14

Birthday

1969

Age

49

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Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at Daylife, Inc.

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Founder at YieldMo, Inc.

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Partner at Hudson Venture Partners

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Co-Founder at Ripple Labs, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ripple Labs, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer at Ripple Labs, Inc.

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Founder at Upstate Venture Association of New York, Inc.

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Member at New York Angels, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Union Square Ventures LLC

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Senior Vice President & General Manager at NMD Interactive, Inc.

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Douglas M. Chertok
Founder & Managing Partner at Vast Ventures Management LLC
Education
Bachelor of Science Degree

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

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Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

Career History
Founder & Managing Partner
2004 - Current

Vast Ventures focuses on communications & information, finance & real estate, food, happiness, healthcare, resources, and transport & energy sectors. The firm provides financing for early stage capital requirements.

Venture Partner
Current

Dace Management focuses on investments in digital media, consumer marketing and mobile services companies. The firm targets companies with compelling innovations, first-mover advantages and opportunities to add value at key inflection points of growth. They seek to invest in early-stage companies with capital-efficient business models. Dace Ventures has no minimum funding size, although they generally invest $250,000 to $3 million as an initial financing, with substantial reserves for follow-on investments

Founder
2005 - 2007

NMD Interactive, Inc. operates as a local real estate marketplace on mobile and the web, providing accurate and comprehensive for-sale and for-rent listings from hundreds of real estate brokerages throughout New York City and the major NYC metropolitan area. The firm adds layers of proprietary data and useful search tools to help home shoppers and real estate professionals navigate the complex real estate markets within the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Northern New Jersey and the Hamptons.. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2005 - Current

NMD Interactive, Inc. operates as a local real estate marketplace on mobile and the web, providing accurate and comprehensive for-sale and for-rent listings from hundreds of real estate brokerages throughout New York City and the major NYC metropolitan area. The firm adds layers of proprietary data and useful search tools to help home shoppers and real estate professionals navigate the complex real estate markets within the five boroughs of New York City, as well as Northern New Jersey and the Hamptons.. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
2000 - Current

Daylife, Inc. offers online news services. It also provides web-based news and information sources in real time. The company was founded by Upendra Shardanand , John Donovan, Damon Horowitz and Thomas Tercek in 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

YieldMo, Inc. provides mobile advertising services. It offers mobile advertising solutions for value users, advertisers and publishers. The firm's Ad Format Lab employs a human-centered design approach when inventing any new format in its optimization engine then runs tests everyday to discover the advertisement experience that people enjoy most. The company was founded by Michael Yavonditte, Teddy Jawde, Richard Eaton and Todd Coleman in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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BarkBox, Inc. operates as an eCommerce platform for dog products. The firm offers a box of toys and all-natural treats; and BarkPost doggie news. The company was founded by Henrik Werdelin, Matt Meeker and Carly Strife in 2011 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Gobble, Inc. operates as an online marketplace for home-cooked food. It provides simpler dishes, balanced foods, and smaller portions for children. It also partners with local chefs who are independent contractors. The company was founded in 2010 by Ooshma Garg and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

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Boost Media, Inc. operates a cloud-based ad creative optimization platform. Its platform enables advertisers, agencies, and online marketers to optimize advertisement content across search and social networks. The firm also enables online marketers to crowd source advertisement content. The company was founded by David Greenbaum, Christopher Robin Lenderman and Vince Roche in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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