Our Team

We have aligned our team strengths and approach to enable Dace to be an ideal investor for seed and early-stage ventures.  Our entrepreneurs gain the combined strengths of our full team.  Through applying our networks, insights and operating experience, we strive to add value beyond simply a financial investment.

Dave Andonian

Managing Partner
Dave Andonian has 35 years experience as an operating executive, in M&A and as an investor while growing technology-based software, hardware and marketing service companies. Learn More.

Jon Chait

General Partner
Jon Chait has over 30 years of experience in building high-growth technology, digital media and service companies as an investor, entrepreneur and former operating executive. Learn More.
Other Contributors

Kevin Schwartz

Advisor, (former EIR)
As an Advisor and former EIR with Dace, Kevin Schwartz lends his over 30 years experience and insight to our portfolio teams in key growth stages of scaling operations and sales optimization. Learn More.

Doug Chertok

Venture Partner
Doug Chertok sources new investments in the New York City area and advises Dace's portfolio companies on their growth and business development. Learn More.