Dana Settle is a founding partner with Greycroft, and she heads the firm's West Coast office, out of Los Angeles.
Prior to Greycroft, Settle spent several years as a venture capitalist and advisor to start-up companies in the Bay Area, including six years at Mayfield, where she focused on early stage companies in the mobile communications and consumer Internet markets.
Settle currently serves or observes on the boards of Greycroft's investments in AppAnnie, FanTV, GameSalad, Joyent, SaatchiArt, Steelhouse, TrunkClub, TheRealReal, TheRealRealJapan, uSamp, WhoWhatWear and WideOrbit. She also managed the firm's investments in Maker Studios (sold to Disney), Viddy (sold to FullScreen), AwesomenessTV (sold to Dreamworks), Digisynd (sold to Disney), ContentNext (sold to Guardian Media), MoVoxx (sold to Motricity), Pulse (sold to LinkedIn), Sometrics (sold to American Express) and Sportgenic (sold to Glam).
Her additional experience includes business development at Truveo (AOL), investment banking at Lehman Brothers and international business development at McCaw Cellular Communications (AT&T).
Settle holds a BA in finance and international studies from the University of Washington and an MBA from Harvard Business School.