August Capital

August Capital

August Capital manages over $2.5 billion in committed capital and has invested in a mix of companies across the IT spectrum.

August Capital is a venture capital firm headuqatered in San Francisco, California, United States. It was founded by David Marquardt and John Johnston in 1995. The firm specializes in funding companies operating in the software, network, software-as-a-service, semiconductors, optics, and consumer internet sectors. As of September 2019, it has a portfolio of 60 active companies and has sold off its shares in 146 companies.

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Funded Companies

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An American global semiconductor and telecommunications company.

Global company which provides a variety of internet services and mobile applications pertaining to road traffic

A blockchain platform for exchanging financial information without sharing data. It is located in Marina Del Rey, California and was founded in 2017.

WePay is a payment provider company serving online platforms. It participated in the S09 cohort of Y Combinator.

Avant is a company operating an online platform providing users access to personal loans. It utilizes big data and machine learning algorithms.

Turo is a car sharing marketplace where one can book any car they want, wherever they want it, from a community of local hosts in the US, Canada, UK, & Germany

Splunk is a San Francisco-based company that produces software for data analysis.

U.S-based Cisco subsidiary designing fabless silicon photonics semiconductors.

Technorati is a San Francisco-based advertising company.

Mavenir Systems is an enterprise software company founded by Rashad A. Jaffery.

Qualcomm Atheros is a San Jose, California-based company founded in 1998 by Teresa H. Meng.

Samba TV is a San Francisco-based company.

Aardvark is a company founded by Max Ventilla, Bimal Dev M and Damon Horowitz.

Sun Basket is a San Francisco-based company founded in 2014.

Urban Airship is a Portland, Oregon-based company founded in 2009.

Online community themed around reading and writing

Gigwalk is a San Francisco-based company founded by Ariel Seidman.

Trilliant is a Cary, North Carolina-based smart grid company.

Aisle50 is a Chicago-based coupon company founded by Christopher Steiner.

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People

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Abie Katz

Employee

Andrew Anker

Employee

Asha Jadeja Motwani

Investor

Bill Long

Investor

David Hornik

Employee

Howard Hartenbaum

Employee

Oren Jacob

Employee

Reese Jones

Employee

TJ Signa

Employee

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