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432 Ventures is an entrepreneurial lab and holding company for launching, building, and growing new companies. We identify promising concepts, analyze the opportunity, assemble a skilled, relevant team, and build and deploy new products and services. David Burnett created 432 Ventures as an entrepreneurial lab in January, 2011. Since then several companies have been publicly launched, and additional new concepts and side projects are being explored and developed. 432 Ventures currently operates in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Opportunity

Fundamentally, we are interested in growth opportunities. Although we generate ideas for many new products and services, we aim to pursue novel concepts in under-targeted markets that demonstrate strong promise, validated through successful customer feedback.

Synergy

We identify, recruit, and build teams with complementary skills that are specific to each concept or project that we pursue. Several of our resources have held roles in more than one of our companies. If you believe you could be a fit for one of our companies, please let us know.

Agility

We take an agile and customer-driven approach to everything we do. We use scrum and kanban to drive our development process. We openly discuss and re-visit direction and priorities, we integrate user feedback, and we put a premium on continual progress.

Portfolio


Launched Companies

Prept

New York, NY

Crowded Comics

New York, NY

Methric

New York, NY & Chapel Hill, NC


Other Ventures

Oathorize

New York, NY

Morningside

New York, NY

Crag Brag

Cambridge, MA


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Founder

David Burnett

David Burnett

Founder and President

David Burnett is an entrepreneur, executive, and investor. He created 432 Ventures as an entrepreneurial lab in January 2011. He leads strategy, management, and concept evaluation within 432 Ventures, and he takes a leadership role in each of the companies that are launched from the lab. As the founder of 432 Ventures, David invests in our portfolio, and, depending on strategy, may lead outside fundraising efforts.


David has split his career between startups and strategy consulting. In parallel to 432 Ventures, he also runs the boutique strategy consulting company called Methric. He is an expert in delivery transformation, and Methric specializes in helping organizations transform project, program, and product management and delivery capabilities. Previously in his career, David spent many years at Accenture, the global management and technology consulting firm, where he served as the US Methodology Practice Lead. David has led many large, complex engagements for Fortune 100 companies to transform delivery capabilities; plan and implement strategic process improvements; build and deploy project management, program management, product management, and software development methodologies; and implement best practices for IT strategy. Early in his career, David worked as a Senior VC Analyst at IPO Group. He was also a Thomas J. Watson Fellow, during which time he spent 18 months conducting research and writing about Asian technology entrepreneurs and the Asian venture capital market.

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