David Shaughnessy

  • Associate
  • Boston

David focuses on investments in software and technology-enabled services companies, working across all aspects of the investment process including sourcing, due diligence, transaction execution and portfolio company support.

David joined Bain Capital Ventures as an investor focused on software and technology-enabled service companies out of the Boston office.

Prior to joining Bain Capital Ventures, David spent four years at Goldman Sachs in New York and San Francisco.  Most recently, he worked on the Goldman Sachs Growth Equity team in San Francisco, focused on growth-stage investments in software businesses.  He began his career as an analyst in Goldman’s investment banking division in New York.

David graduated from Duke University with a degree in economics and a concentration in finance.  Outside of work, he enjoys downhill skiing, playing “Settlers of Catan”, and watching Duke basketball.


  • Duke University 4 years
  • Goldman Sachs 4 years
  • Bain Capital Ventures 1 year