David Krauser

Principal, HarbourVest Partners

Local Board Member, New England

David Krauser is a Principal at  HarbourVest Partners, an independent, global private markets investment specialist.  David is a product specialist focused on direct co-investments and works closely with both the investment and investor relations teams.

David joined the Firm from Porchlight Equity, a lower middle market private equity platform focused on consumer and business services investment opportunities. He was a Managing Director while at Porchlight Equity focused on all aspects of the investment and fundraising process. His prior experience includes roles at Highland Consumer Partners, CapitalSource Finance, and Wellington Management.

David received a BA in Economics and Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought from Amherst College in 2002.

David lives in Sudbury with his wife and four children. David is an avid sports fan, but keeps a low profile as a Yankees fan in Red Sox Nation. A former collegiate pitcher, he has a passion for baseball, but also enjoys boxing, swimming, and cross-country skiing. Other interests include craft beer, music, and travel. Lastly, David sits on the board of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) - New England Chapter.  PCA is a national non-profit developing "Better Athletes, Better People" by working to provide all youth and high school athletes a positive, character-building youth sports experience.

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