About

David is an entrepreneur, writer, and artist.

Business Involvements

  1. Founder and CEO, Bridge
    Bridge is a private investment company focused on investing in the future of work in the Philippines.
  2. Co-Founder and General Partner, Archangel
    Archangel is a faith-driven impact fund focused on the Philippines. We seek to channel significant amounts of capital to organizations that have a tangible impact on the lives of Filipinos.
  3. Philippines Country Head, TNB Aura
    TNB Aura is a Venture Capital firm focused on Southeast Asia. Our disciplined and methodical approach, allows us to make high conviction investments and work closely with the leaders of portfolio companies.
  4. Chairman, Access
    Access is a fintech company that builds alternative financial communities, helping various groups of people enjoy low-cost credit and other necessary financial services. Access has over 250,000 members and is partnered with the leading financial institutions in the Philippines.
  5. Chairman, PayDay
    PayDay is the only payroll solutions company in the Philippines focused on accurate, secure, and on-time payroll processing. This has made PayDay the payroll partner of choice of the most respected companies in the Philippines.
  6. Board Member, Workbase
    Workbase is an Independent Jobs Platform that provides structured gig-work, learn-to-earn certifications, and other professional services for the rising number of independent workers. I absolutely love the idea of independent work, where people work with others instead of for others.
  7. Investor, The Independent Investor
    The Independent Investor is a digital newsroom covering early-stage businesses across emerging economies. The team is made up of young writers, investors, and entrepreneurs who believe that accurate reporting and radical transparency are essential to supporting the future of business in the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
  8. Investor, Issho Genki
    Issho Genki is one of the oldest and most respected brands of 100% pure squalene from Japan. (I probably take this food supplement more than anyone.)
  9. Commercial Head, Rohei
    Rohei partners with leaders and catalysts to build cultures that honor both people and results, enabling organizations to thrive, not at the expense of people, but because relationships are healthy.