Dave McClure is an entrepreneur and investor based near San Francisco. He founded Aslan Computing in 1994, and sold the company to Servinet/Panurgy in 1998. He then worked as a technology consultant to Microsoft, Intel and other high-tech companies. He was Director of Marketing at PayPal from 2001-2004, then launched and ran marketing for Simply Hired in 2005-2006. After leaving PayPal, McClure became an investor in consumer Internet startups. In April 2010 he founded 500 Startups.