Excelerate Lab Mentors

David Gardner

David Gardner (@david_gardner)


David Gardner is the Co-Founder of ColorJar, a Venture Accelerator that has helped numerous startups, small businesses, and celebrities with business plan strategy, brand shaping, and website production. Prior to ColorJar, David received a partnership offer from AOL for a startup he co-founded in India that helped people pursue their dreams and goals. Gardner served as Director of Web Products & Marketing for uBid.com, and also helped build and launch sister website RedTag.com. Gardner co-founded and was President of his first startup while still a student at Dartmouth College. The organization spread stories of excellence within the Dartmouth community and the Dartmouth College Office of Public Relations and Auburn University later adopted its methods. While at Dartmouth, Gardner was an All-Ivy League basketball player and was twice named the team's Most Valuable Player. He went on to play professionally in Germany.