David Tisch

David Tisch

Managing Partner, BoxGroup


David Tisch is the Managing Partner of BoxGroup, a New York City-based early stage investment fund. BoxGroup is an investor in over 200 seed-stage companies, including Vine, Blue Apron, Sunrise, Warby Parker, Harry’s, Oscar, Behance, Handy and more. David is also the co-founder and Chairman of Spring, a mobile marketplace where customers shopdirectly within the app from a curated community of brands. Spring was named by Apple as one of the Best Apps of 2014.

In 2014, David was named Head of Startup Studio at Cornell Tech, the University’s New York City-based graduate campus focused on digital technologies and the information economy. He is also Entrepreneur in Residence for Wharton’s Entrepreneurship Program.

David is the co-founder of TechStars NYC and has served on numerous boards, including Mayor Bloomberg’s Advisory Council on Technology, the Investor Board of Venture for America, and the Entrepreneurship board at NYU. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and New York University School of Law, and currently lives in New York City.


Managing Partner


2007 - Present


Good Dog

2018 - Present

Board Member

Friends of Hudson River Park

2017 - Present

Co-Founder of TechStars NYC


2010 - Present

Managing Director


2010 - 2012

Board Member

Lemontree Foods

2018 - 2021

Board Member

New York Public Radio

2016 - 2019

Professor and Head of the Startup Studio

Cornell Tech

2014 - 2019

Co-Founder and Chairman

Spring Inc.

2013 - 2018

Co-Founder and Managing Director


2008 - 2009

Executive Vice President - Internet


2007 - 2009

Acquistions and Capital Markets Associate

Vornado Realty Trust

2006 - 2007

Summer Associate

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

2005 - 2005

Summer Associate

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

2004 - 2004