David Hall

Managing Partner, Rise of the Rest


David Hall is a Managing Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund and is responsible for investment sourcing, execution, and oversight of the Fund’s portfolio companies.

David began his career with Revolution in 2006, has served as an investor on the Revolution Growth and Revolution Ventures teams, and helped launch Rise of the Rest in 2014. David works closely with and serves as a board member or observer for several Rise of the Rest portfolio companies, including FreightWavesHermeusPryonRheaplySparkChargeSpeakeasy, and Understory. David also serves on the board of the National Venture Capital Association.

Prior to Revolution, David was the Director of Planning and Development at The Washington Post Company. There, he managed corporate M&A and investments and launched new print and digital publications. Earlier in his career, David held positions at Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Morgan Stanley.

David received a B.A. in economics from Morehouse College and MBA from Harvard Business School.

Sustainability, Fintech, Consumer, Logistics/Supply Chain