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Dave Benton

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

COO & Co-Founder, FairPrice.Network. Previously VP, Technology, Austin Ventures.

COO & Co-Founder, FairPrice.Network. Previously VP, Technology, Austin Ventures.

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FairPrice.Network

Positions

COO & Co-Founder FairPrice.Network January 2016 - present
VP, Technology Austin Ventures July 1998 - December 2015
Network Administrator Eagle Point Software November 1995 - July 1998
Director, Document Imaging and Network Division Rudzianski Business Equipment October 1993 - November 1995

Education

St. Edward's University - School of Business Corporate Finance 2005 - 2008
St. Edward's University Computer Information Systems 2001 - 2004

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Health Insurance
  • • Healthcare services
  • • Physicians
  • • Reference Based Price Insurance
Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare

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Mark Castleman
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur in Residence, Bell Laboratories and Entrepreneur in Residence, Alcatel-Lucent. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Dave is a mature thinker and understands the nature of differentiation as well as the needs to solve real world problems. He is able to dist ... inguish between cool and useful. Somethings are both. Dave knows the difference.
Laurence Patrick Noonan
We worked together  •  VP Business Development, Flocasts. Previously Senior Associate, Austin Ventures. Stanford GSB grad. Harvard grad.
At the end of the day, Dave just gets shit done.
Vinay Bhagat
We worked together  •  Advisor, Frontleaf and Founder & CEO, TrustRadius. Harvard Business School grad. Stanford grad.
Dave is an experienced technology professional and has been exposed to a lot of start ups through his role at Austin Ventures
Douglas Ferguson
They're my friends  •  Member of the Board, Strategy Committee Chair, Fusebox Festival and Member of the Board, Cyberways & Waterways.
Dave's experience with AV gives him deep insight into why startups fail and many examples of things not to do. He has also seen winners, th ... is pattern matching is extremely valuable.
Deepak Suthar
We worked together  •  Founder & CEO, Sociallybound. Previously CEO / Principal Consultant, TitaniumIT Consulting. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Dave has the ability to master nearly any skill, with excellent business acumen. He's well known for his technical chops and being able to ... translate complex technical verbiage into simple concepts that anyone can understand.
Vinay Bhagat
We worked together  •  Advisor, Frontleaf and Founder & CEO, TrustRadius. Harvard Business School grad. Stanford grad.
Dave understands IT trends from the vantage point of both running internal IT operations at Austin Ventures and from the access he had to po ... rtfolio companies and prospective investments.