dunnhumby Ventures is a seed-stage investment fund focusing on innovations in retail

We fund and accelerate startup businesses that are embracing data for innovations along the consumer’s path to purchase.

Backed by the global leader in customer science and a database of shopping behaviour for more than 660 million households worldwide, dunnhumby Ventures is looking to break all the rules and lead innovations that change the future of retail.

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dunnhumby Ventures
500 Harrison Avenue
Suite 3R
Boston, MA 02118

t: +1 617 451 2280
f: +1 617 451 9922

dunnhumby ventures team

Dave Balter

dunnhumby Ventures was founded by Dave Balter, previously Global Head of Investments at dunnhumby and currently Venture Advisor and member of the Investment Committee of the Fund. Balter is the founder of five companies, including word-of-mouth marketing company BzzAgent, acquired by dunnhumby in 2011. He is currently CEO of Smarterer, a venture partner at Boston Seed Capital, a mentor with TechStars, and is an investor and advisor to dozens of startups.

Raphi Savitz

Raphi Savitz is an Associate Director of Strategic Investments. Savitz joined dunnhumby from the finance world, having worked as a research analyst at three hedge funds and as an investment banker.

Kyle Fugere

Kyle Fugere is a Venture Associate at dunnhumby Ventures. Fugere attended university in Boston before running a humanitarian project for Unicef in Sub-Saharan Africa. Shortly after, Kyle founded his first of two companies and has since worked as a Senior Associate at a seed stage venture capital fund.


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