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David Stern

AB '91

Venture Partner
Clearstone Venture Partners (Santa Monica, CA)


David Stern is a Venture Partner at Clearstone where he focuses on developing investment opportunities at the intersection of consumer technology and media. Prior to Clearstone, David was President of M Networks, an educational media company focused on providing practical business technology education to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Previous to founding M Networks, David was a licensing lawyer and a business development executive at Universal Studios, an entrepreneur at the idealab! family of companies, and has held management positions at leading health care software companies Veranto and Model N.


David is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of San Diego School of Law.

Board Affiliations

He sits as an advisor or board member of Clearstone portfolio companies SoonR, Rubicon Project and Spock Networks.