ARCH Venture Partners
Dan Crowley is a Venture Partner at ARCH Ventures and an entrepreneur. He has had a direct role in the formation and financing of over 40 companies in sensors, advanced materials, energy, network technologies, bioinformatics, medical devices, and image processing. He previously served as a Director with NDRC, a leading early-stage technology incubator and investor in Dublin, Ireland, where we has the founding director of VentureLab, one of Europe's first science venture accelerators.
Before NDRC, Dan was co-founder and chief executive at KDM Valentia Partners, a firm focused on sustainable engineering and construction technology, and a founding executive at 3D graphics startup Kusp, which he helped lead from greenfield to IPO on the ASX. Dan has served in senior operational roles in the software, internet, and energy industries, and held research and engineering roles at Hitachi, the 3DO Company, and Trinity College Dublin.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Dan earned his MBA at Cornell where he was an Angear Merit Scholar, and a Master's diploma in strategy and innovation at Oxford. He holds a BA and an MSc in computer science and distributed systems from Trinity College Dublin.
When not working or spending time with his family, Dan loves to read, hike, and play chess. He has a deep interest in ancient art and history, and spends a lot of time thinking about the past and future of technology and its impact on humanity.
A member of Class 16, Dan served his fellowship at ARCH Ventures and NDRC under the mentorship of Paul Thurk (Fellows Class 6) of ARCH Venture Partners.