David Jay Freschman
Age 52, of Hockessin, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, surrounded by his loved ones after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.
Born in Wilmington, DE to Rachael and Morris Freschman, he received a BS in Accounting from the University of Delaware and a MBA from Loyola University. David was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and an astonishing venture capitalist.
With a mix of entrepreneurship, creativity and immense passion for the world of business, David became a veteran in the Venture Capital Industry. Some positions from his astounding resumé include the founder of Delaware Innovation Fund, Early Stage East, ARC Angel Fund, Innovation Capital Advisors and FashInvest. David was a consultant for the hit television show, Shark Tank on ABC. He was also a professor and board member at LIM College, where he enjoyed spreading knowledge and educating future entrepreneurs.
David is survived by his wife, Robin; two children, Samara and Jared; parents, Morris and Rachael; brother, Neil; sister, Iris Harris (Ken); many nieces and nephews; and many great friends.
Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Congregation Beth Emeth, 300 W. Lea Boulevard, Wilmington, DE 19802. Shiva will be observed 7:00 pm, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at the late residence. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in David's memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (www.pan can.org
), Congregation Beth Emeth or a charity of your choice
Published by The News Journal from Mar. 18 to Mar. 21, 2015.