A driven entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience in the software development field, David Semerad divides his time between Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Prague. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in information technology from the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague.
David grew his mobile and digital app development company, STRV, from a small startup in 2004 to a thriving company with more than 150 employees servicing four offices on two continents. Serving top startups as well as Fortune 500 brands.
In addition to leading STRV to become a top tier global technology innovation partner, David has spun off several companies. The Game, acquired by Spark Networks (NYSE: LOV) in 2014, followed by creating the world’s 3rd largest gay social network Surge (3M+ users) and one of the world’s fastest food delivery startups Ordr (average delivery time under 7 minutes).
David’s work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Wired and TechCrunch.
He is currently working on his latest venture, Kindest, which is changing the game for nonprofit fundraising by bringing modern marketing methods to the nonprofit space. By incorporating his technology background and success from STRV, Kindest is completely taking over the nonprofit market and already helping thousands of organizations raise more money.