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David R. Bell

is an investor in E-Commerce and direct-to-consumer brands

About Me

David R. Bell is an investor in E-Commerce and direct-to-consumer brands. David Bell is the Co-Founder at Idea Farm Ventures. Idea Farm Ventures is a consumer venture studio focused on incubating and investing in next-gen lifestyle brands.

David Bell started and designed the Wharton School of Business’s first course on Digital Marketing and E-Commerce. These online courses included Introduction to Marketing, Fundamentals of Digital Marketing, Social Media, and E-Commerce. David R. Bell has also been published in several peer-reviewed journals.

The Wharton School’s former Professor and marketing expert David R. Bell argues that the way we use the Internet is still largely shaped by the physical world we inhabit. In David Bell’s book, “Location Is (Still) Everything”, he offers a fascinating, in-depth look at online commerce and retailing through his years of research, investing, and advising experience.

David R. Bell is the oldest of four boys and originally from New Zealand. He enjoys playing guitar, watching movies, and experiencing live rugby games. One of Mr. Bell’s fondest childhood memories includes going to the Commonwealth Games with his Dad in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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(6) David Bell former Professor of Wharton School of Business Explains How to Start a Business During The Pandemic
May 10, 2021

David Bell former Professor of Wharton School of Business Explains How to Start a Business During The Pandemic

There are few things more challenging than starting a business during a pandemic. Business failure rates are higher than during the great depression, yet there is also ample opportunity. Fortunately, David Bell, former Professor of Wharton School of Business, has a few rules of thumb on how to start a business during a pandemic, taking […]

David Bell on Expected Changes to Digital Marketing in the Next Decade
May 8, 2021

David Bell on Expected Changes to Digital Marketing in the Next Decade

David Bell is a former Professor of Wharton School of Business and a recognized expert in consumer investing, eCommerce, Branding, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. Today, he operates as a professional consumer investor in New York City. David R. Bell has earned a glowing reputation for his thought leadership in multi-channel marketing, digital retail, and the […]

February 1, 2021

David Bell Discusses the Importance of Digital Marketing in 2021

Digital marketing professor David Bell recently discussed the importance of digital marketing in 2021. Staying up-to-date on the latest marketing trends is essential for a business to survive. Like David Bell, former professor of Wharton School of Business, digital marketing experts have explained that advertising trends change as quickly as the seasons. Traditional print advertisements […]

January 28, 2021

David Bell Discovers Wise eCommerce Investments for 2021

David Bell is an eCommerce expert who has provided investment and advice help to various companies. And David Bell, former Professor of Wharton School of Business, has been examining many different eCommerce investment options for 2021, helping to find a few that should stand out among the many competitors during this period. David Bell Examines […]

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