Venture Partner

Dave Balter

Dave Balter is a Managing Partner at Flipside Crypto, which provides algorithms, indexes and analysis for institutional-level cryptocurrency investment vehicles.

Previously, Dave was the CEO and co-founder of Smarterer, a machine-learning skills assessment company acquired by Pluralsight in 2014. Post-acquisition, Dave was the Head of Transactions at Pluralsight, while also serving as a Board Observer. Before co-founding Smarterer in 2010, Dave founded and was CEO of BzzAgent, a social media marketing company, which was acquired by dunnhumby, a division of Tesco (PLC) in 2011. From 2011-2014 Dave sat on the Global Executive Team at dunnhumby, where he led all venture investments and M&A activity. In 2011, Dave also was a member of the founding team of Boston Seed Capital.

Dave is Vice Chairman of Boch Center for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit steward of iconic venues, providing arts, entertainment, cultural, and educational experiences to the greater Boston community.