About Apologies for the bio cut & paste. One of these days I'll be more original... Dan is responsible for managing Spredfast’s partner relationships and corporate business development efforts. Prior to joining Spredfast, Dan most recently served as Director of Business Development at venture capital firm, Austin Ventures. In this capacity, he focused on early stage investments in the new media, Internet and social software industries. He has previous experience in the early stage venture capital business, as well as investment banking. Dan received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Northwestern University and an MBA from Boston College.