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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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Description
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Qualcomm

An American global semiconductor and telecommunications company.

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

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

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

Fastly is a San Francisco-based cloud computing company providing an edge cloud platform for users.

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

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

Bill.com is a Palo Alto, California-based software-as-a-service company developing solutions for the financial operations of companies.

Technorati is a San Francisco-based advertising company founded in 2002.

Mavenir Systems is an enterprise software company founded in 2005 by Rashad A. Jaffery.

Reputation.com is a Redwood City, California-based company founded in 2006 by Ross Chanin.

Samba TV is a San Francisco-based company founded in 2008.

Luminate Inc. is a digital platform provider with the objective to make images interactive on the internet.

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

Online community themed around reading and writing

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

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People

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Role
LinkedIn

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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