As a Managing Director and Co-Founder of General Catalyst Partners, David focuses on investments in which an application of technology or the introduction of a new innovative business model is used to build platforms and/or solutions.
Prior to co-founding General Catalyst Partners, David Fialkow co-founded and operated numerous businesses focused on building applied technology-based platforms and tools for the travel, information services, financial services, specialty retail, and payment processing industries. These companies include: National Leisure Group, Alliance Development Group (sold to MyPoints.com), Retail Growth ATM Systems (sold to PNC Bank), and Starboard Cruise Services (sold to LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Inc.) David is also a former associate of Thomas H. Lee Company and U.S. Venture Partners.
David is a graduate of Colgate University, where he earned a B.A. in Fine Arts with a concentration in film, and Boston College Law School, where he received a J.D.
- General Catalyst: CoachUp, CCP Games, CLEAResult, Datalogix, Oceans Healthcare, Vitrue (acquired by Oracle in June 2012; Neil and GC co-founded the company) and Verne Global; Former board member of Grain Communications Group, BBN Technologies (acquired by Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) in October 2009) and Retail Convergence (acquired by GSI Commerce (NASDAQ: GSIC) in November 2009)
- General: Global Endowment Management