Interview with David Cohen

David Cohen
David Cohen is the founder and Exective Director of TechStars. David has a soft spot for technology startups and enjoys helping innovative early stage technology companies succeed. He also has a passion for Colorado and believes it’s a fantastic community for any startup. The TechStars program combines these passions with capital, connections and real-world experience to provide a unique opportunity for early stage startups. David is a founder of several software and web technology companies including Pinpoint Technologies (now ZOLL Data Systems) of Broomfield, Colorado. While at ZOLL Data Systems, David was also the CTO. The company was acquired by ZOLL Medical Corporation (NASDAQ: ZOLL) in 1999. You can read about it in No Vision, All Drive [Amazon]. David was also the founder and CEO of, which was sold to in 2006. David is also an active startup advocate, advisor, board member, and technology advisor who comments on these topics on his blog at He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of the Center for Innovation at Metropolitan State College of Denver, and is a member of the selection committee for Venture Capital in the Rockies. David’s hobbies are technology, software/web startups, business history, and tennis.
Interview Subject 
David Cohen
Release Date 
January 5, 2009
Lucy Sanders, Larry Nelson