June 20, 2022

Former Chief Revenue Officer of Facebook David Fischer joins the board of Antler

David Fischer, with extensive experience at Facebook, Google, and the U.S. Treasury Department, joins Antler to leverage his expertise in building world-class tech ecosystems.

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Singapore, June 20, 2022: The early-stage investor announced today that David Fischer joins the Antler advisory board. David was previously Chief Revenue Officer at Facebook for 11 years, overseeing advertising and marketing for business products and leading the company’s global sales and marketing teams.

Before Facebook, David was vice president of global online sales and operations at Google. He was previously deputy chief of staff of the U.S. Treasury Department during the Clinton administration. 

​​In his role as a board member, David will leverage his experience in the buildout of some of the world’s largest tech ecosystems.

Magnus Grimeland, Antler Founder and CEO, says, “We are thrilled that David is joining the Antler team to support our vision of empowering talented and committed people to build companies that improve the world. He brings tremendous leadership and expertise and a deep understanding of what it takes to build world-class businesses.”  

David Fischer says, “I am inspired by Antler’s approach to driving early-stage innovation. By easing the pathway for people throughout the world to become founders, Antler is leveling the playing field and unlocking opportunity for a new group of entrepreneurs.”


Antler is one of the most active early-stage investors globally.

The firm leads in ‘Day Zero’ investing, an approach to venture capital focused on partnering with founders pre-launch. Antler systematically removes capital and network constraints for early-stage technology entrepreneurs by providing co-founder matching, deep business model validation, initial capital, expansion support, and follow-on funding.

The firm is present in 30 cities across most leading technology ecosystems globally and has made over 1,000 investments into early-stage startups, with the goal of backing more than 6,000 by 2030.

Antler has been repeatedly recognized by Pitchbook as the world’s most active angel and seed-stage investor.


Rike Döpp Bergérus

VP, PR and Communications
rike at antler.co

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