Raw Ventures Welcomes Chief Strategy Officer David Rose

General news
June 19, 2023

We at Raw Venture are excited to announce and welcome our new Chief Strategy Officer David Rose to the team!

David brings more than 20 years of experience, having helmed various significant projects throughout his career, ranging from the Sony Playstation launch of the mid 90s, to his more recent work in founding Chelsea FC’s Digital Ventures spin out company, developing consumer product businesses at scale. To date, David has been integral in generating revenues exceeding $2B USD for various companies, in multiple industries worldwide.

“I’m impressed with the passion and vision of the RAW Ventures team” says David. “This, combined with a diverse portfolio of truly innovative companies offer the ingredients for success. Simply put, great people are aligned to do great things.”

Speaking about his ambitions at Raw Ventures, David continues “I’m eager to work alongside the core team and portfolio companies to enhance strategic, commercial and product development execution. RAW Ventures recognise that building any business is hard work, by offering practical support beyond finance we upweight the chance of success. I’ve worked with many entrepreneurs over the years to help them realise their ambitions, and look forward to doing the same here. I see qualities amongst the entrepreneurs and teams within the portfolio that excites me. Why? Because they are building products and services that can have truly global impact.”

As CSO for Raw Ventures, David will be leading our overarching strategy, and directly impacting approaches with the startups we invest in. We’re certain his innovative approach to business will lead Raw Ventures and our portfolio towards overwhelming success.

“I’m truly excited that David has joined our team,” says Managing Partner Victoria Palatnik. “He will play a crucial role in shaping the long-term direction of Raw Ventures and success of the company. I’m confident he will be integral in defining and communicating our vision, both internally and externally.”