Goldberg Launches Into Benchmark

Former Launch Media CEO David Goldberg has joined Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur in residence.

Goldberg, a former Capitol Records exec, became GM of Yahoo! Music in 2001 when his Internet startup, Launch, was bought by the Internet search engine.

At Benchmark, Goldberg will be evaluating investment opportunities in consumer media markets including music, video and digital content, according to a company statement.

Benchmark manages more than $3.5 billion in committed venture capital and has offices in Silicon Valley, Europe and Israel.