An Angel in New York: David Freschman



With more than 20 years of experience at places like Innovation Capital Advisors, LLC, where he is a Managing Principal, Arc Angel Fund, FashInvest, and Early Stage East, which happens to be the largest venture conference for young companies on the East Coast, where he is a founder and chairman, David Freschman is a master in his field.

He’s also an advisor to ABC Shark Tank sharks Daymond John (Season One to the present) and Barbara Corcoran (Seasons One and Two) and consulted on over 40 companies who presented on show, starting from its initial season.

Freschman also has a history of lecturing on venture and entrepreneurial communities. In the past, he’s lectured at The White House Conference on Small Business, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, the University of Delaware, Goldey-Beacom College and Loyola College of Maryland.

At the Graduate School of Business at LIM College in New York City, Freschman is an adjunct professor whom students nicknamed “DJ Fresch.”

Freschman graduated cum laude as a John B. Lynch Scholar with a B.S. in accounting from the University of Delaware and graduated with honors from Loyola College of Maryland with an MBA.

Investment Affiliations:

Managing Principal, Innovation Capital Advisors
Founding Member, Arc Angel Fund
CEO, Founder and Chairman, FashInvest
Founder and Chairman at Early Stage East (Founded in 1998)

Business Intelligence International
Careerminds Groups
Foxfire Printing
Smart Button
Weather Trends International
Smart Button
Maverick Networks

Expertise Areas:

Venture Capital, Deal Structuring, Accounting, Financial Modeling, Deal Negotiation, Auditing, Governance, Marketing Strategy and Execution, Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategic Consulting, Branding Strategy,

About the author: Nicolette Tuono

Nicolette is a senior at the University of Delaware. She’s currently studying for a B.A. in Communications with minors in English and Journalism and will be graduating in the spring.

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