Daniel Hoffer

Venture Partner

Daniel Hoffer has experience as a Managing Partner at Crux Capital and Partner at Tandem Capital, both seed stage venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. He is also co-founder and former CEO of CouchSurfing, a travel website with >15 million members across every country and city in the world, and a former Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark Capital. In addition to entrepreneurial experience he has deep product management expertise from executive product roles at NortonLive (Symantec) and TripIt (Concur/SAP).

Daniel has appeared on the cover of Inc. Magazine and been featured on the front page of the Boston Globe, as well as on ABC Nightline, NBC News, National Public Radio, and in the New York Times and Time Magazine. He has also been a guest lecturer at Stanford GSB, Harvard Business School, Kellogg School of Management, and the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia Business School. His “loves” are martial arts, adventure travel, and of course his two daughters and wife.