A  David Shen Ventures


     Office Locations:

20660 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite 150
Cupertino, CA 95014



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Education & Training
  • Electronics & Advanced Materials
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Software & Internet



    David Shen Ventures, LLC works with entrepreneurs and startups to give them an edge over the competition. Employing design, creativity, and user centered approaches, David Shen Ventures, LLC advises businesses in the following areas: Visual and Interaction Design; User Research; Internet Technologies and Trends; Product Strategy and Development; and Online Advertising Strategy, Technology, and Development. David Shen focuses mainly on early stage Internet and Internet-related businesses. Prior to David Shen Ventures, David was the Vice President of the User Experience and Design Team at Yahoo! for almost eight years, and has been involved in almost every product and service Yahoo! has built in the U.S. and internationally. Additionally, David worked for Apple Computers for 3.5 years, working with international partners and building some of Apple's first, most cutting-edge products.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    David Shen President


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Aerin Medical
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      Tie Society
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