David Lawee

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David Lawee in 2008

David Lawee is a Canadian born entrepreneur. He earned a philosophy degree at the University of Western Ontario, a law degree at the McGill University Faculty of Law and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Lawee currently works at Google as a partner in Google's growth equity fund, Google Capital, which he founded.


Lawee's experience as a serial entrepreneur, VC and leader of Google's M&A organization, gives him a unique lens on technology growth equity investing. He is extremely well respected in Silicon Valley.[1][2] Prior to starting Google Capital, Lawee led Google's M&A team for 5 years completing over 100 acquisitions for the company. Before that, Lawee was the VP of marketing at Google, leading consumer, B2B and channel marketing worldwide. Before joining Google, Lawee was a co-founder of Xfire,[3] acquired by Viacom for $108M. Before that he was the co-founder of Mosaic Venture Partners,[4] a $130M VC fund based in Toronto. Lawee started his career at McKinsey & Co..

Personal life[edit]

Lawee is married to Lorna Borenstein,[5] who launched eBay Canada, was later head of Yahoo Personals, and was then president of Move Inc, the operator of Realtor.com[6] until she resigned in March 2009.