David has made a name for himself by developing companies from the ground up, and building them into profitable enterprises in Tampa for nearly 25 years. His first company, Chitester Management Systems, was sold to Hill International, a public construction management firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. David sold his second successful company, RedVector.com, to a group led by the Tampa venture capital firm, Stonehenge.
Throughout the years, the companies David has developed have won numerous awards including the Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year, and the 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Florida, which was given by the University Of Florida Warrington College Of Business Administration. In addition, PayPerVisit Email, an email service provider, was one of five finalists for Econsultancy’s Innovations in Email Marketing Award given in London in February, 2012. His latest venture, Florida Funders, is an Internet portal that links investors to entrepreneurs seeking capital. With a goal of keeping our startup talent in the state, Florida Funders aims to provide seed capital to promising entrepreneurs across numerous industries in order to help them succeed.