David McFarlane is operating partner of venture capital firm Companyon Ventures. He has led multiple
technology companies through scaled execution, overseeing funding and growth from early-stage to
successful multi-billion dollar IPOs, M&A exits, and private equity partial exits. McFarlane has built
multiple go-to-market models from open source to enterprise sales, typically from $5 million to $100
million in revenue, across 40 countries. He is experienced in raising capital from seed to private
equity, but has a special place in his heart for capital-efficient models. McFarlane enjoys working
with early-stage businesses and serves on the boards of and lectures at both EF and UMass Boston
Venture Development Center.