How communities build stronger companies with David Booth, CEO of On Deck
I see building companies as one of the highest leverage points you can create as an individual to make something happen in the world.
David Booth, CEO of On Deck, joins the show to talk about:
David is the CEO of On Deck, where he’s focused on building the world’s most powerful ecosystems for founders to start and scale companies.
Before On Deck, he ran syndicate operations and growth at Angel List, where he evolved how startups were funded within the venture ecosystem. At CoinList, David shaped decentralized capital formation, and at Carta, he helped design how companies were organized and managed. Throughout his career, David has focused on innovating the founder journey: improving their odds at every roadblock and ensuring that more startups not only get off the ground but succeed in their missions.
David is born and bred in New Zealand, where he studied law and finance before launching 3 startups himself. He is a proud dad of 4-year old Charlie.
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"We had sort of a sketch and I mean that literally, like we had a floor plan with tape on it, in this building in Brooklyn. And we showed it on Craigslist and we pretty much sold out that first floor when it was just tape on the floor."