Founder & CEO of F50, Managing Partner of F50 Ventures and F50 Elevate.
David is a pioneer and passionate leader of the venture capital ecosystem in Silicon Valley. David founded Silicon Valley’s largest entrepreneur community SVE. He founded several large developer communities including Silicon Valley Developer Network (SVDN), Silicon Valley Android Developers. He is also serving or served as an advisor for DocuSign, Ehouse Capital, Peakview’s Fund of Fund. He hosted interviews with leaders in the venture ecosystem for SVE.io
David Cao was the Founder & CEO of GWC US (Sold to holding company); the founding president of the Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Toastmaster Club; founder and CEO of ExtendLogic (Acquired by BeyondSoft). Prior, he was the VP of Engineering at PlayPhone (Acquired by Gungho), a leading mobile entertainment in the USA, and Engineering lead for LightSurf, acquired by VeriSign for 274M USD.
He has consulted for many firms including Oracle, ETravel, IBM Global Services, Sun Microsystems, OCBC Bank, and Reuters Asia.