David Carman – Global DCA

David Carman

David Carman

Founder of BNC Venture Capital Group

  • Founder of BNC Venture Capital Group
  • Co-Founder/Managing Partner of FinTank
  • Former CBOE Trader

David is the President & CEO of the BNC Venture Capital Group and its umbrella organization, Business Network Chicago. BNC is one of the premier business networking organizations in Chicago serving over 10,000 active members. David provides strategic direction, coaches companies on effectively conveying their message, shares his large network of key contacts, and helps entrepreneurs gain access to resources that are critical to their growth and ultimate success—talent, investors, customers, strategic business partners.

David has interviewed many of Chicago’s top entrepreneurs including Chuck Templeton of Open Table, Mike Evans of GrubHub, George Deeb of iExplore, Sam Yagan of OK Cupid and Excelerate Labs, Ira Weiss of Hyde Park Angels, Ross Kimbarovsky of CrowdSPRING, Troy Henikoff of SurePayroll and Excelerate Labs, Kevin Willer of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and ‘1871,’ Mark Achler of Redbox, Genevieve Thiers of Sittercity, and Matt Moog of Viewpoints, ‘1871,’ Built in Chicago, and the FireStarter Fund.

Specialties: Start-up advisor, entrepreneur advocate, venture consulting & capital, business development, strategic advisor, entrepreneur resources, entrepreneur mentor, pitching, preparation of investment materials, strategy, valuation, C-level talent, acquirers, strategic business partners, networking, public speaking, marketing, venture capital, angel investors, raising capital, fund raising, business investors, angel capital, angel network, business networking, technology innovation, business innovation.