David ibnAle is a Founding and Managing Partner of Advance Venture Partners, a venture capital investment firm focused on the commerce, enterprise technology and media sectors. He has over twenty years of experience as an investor and advisor to emerging growth companies across these sectors. Prior to co-founding AVP, Mr. ibnAle was a Managing Director of TPG Growth, the growth equity and middle market investment platform of TPG, where he led the firm’s global technology investing effort. Prior to joining TPG Growth, Mr. ibnAle was a Partner at Francisco Partners, and he began his investing career at Summit Partners. He is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Above Average, Hytrust, Nativo, Unified Enterprises and UrbanSitter, and he is also a member of the Board of Directors of publicly traded UCT Holdings (Nasdaq: UCTT). Mr. ibnAle received an AB in Public Policy and an AM in International Development Policy from Stanford University, and received an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.