Williams goes B2B - back to banking

David Williams has resigned from his position as Asia Pacific partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ). He is set to return to an investment banking job but has yet to name which firm he will join

David Williams joined DFJ in February this year and has invested in just two companies in his time with the firm - techpacific.com and Itelco. He says he misses the financial stability of investment banking as well as the deal flow. Moreover he feels that he is leaving DFJ at a time when the Asian office is fully staffed and when the companies he has invested in are financially secure. He believes his departure will not have a meaningful impact on the businesses of DFJ or its investments.

He says he has two jobs offers on the table - one in Hong Kong and one in Silicon Valley. Both firms are top...

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