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28 Investments in 15 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Palo Alto
Website:
http://www.ventureblog.com/
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David joined August Capital in 2000. He invests broadly in information technology companies, with a focus on enterprise application and infrastructure software and consumer facing software and services. Prior to joining August Capital, David was an intellectual property and corporate attorney at Venture Law Group, Cravath Swaine & Moore, and Perkins Coie LLP. In his legal practice, David represented high tech startups in all aspects of their formation, financing and operations, including Yahoo, When.com (AOL), Sonique (Terra Lycos), Pure Payments ([email protected]), BuyDirect (Beyond.com) and Ofoto (Kodak).

David has an eclectic technology background. At Stanford, he studied and taught the impact of technology on music, earning a degree in Computer Music. At Cambridge, England, he explored the power of technology in tracking and combating bias crime, receiving an M.Phil. in Criminology. At Harvard Law School, from which he received a J.D., magna cum laude, David focused upon the convergence of technology and the law, serving as an editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology and publishing papers on digital audio and software piracy.

David has taught business and law internationally and is a lecturer at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. He currently sits on the board of directors of Blippy, Gravity, OhaiNomis Solutions, PayCycle, Six Apart, Splunk Technology, StumbleUpon, and VideoEgg. He previously served on the board of Evite which was acquired by Ticketmaster and was a board observer with Tickle Inc. which was acquired by Monster and Actional which was acquired by Progress Software.

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Editor of Harvard Journal of Law and Technology

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2000 - Current   (over 16 years)
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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Aug, 2015$75M / Series D
Sep, 2014$40M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2014$20M / Series E
Aug, 2013$2.6M / Series A
Jun, 2013$10M / Series B (Lead)
May, 2013$19M / Series C
Feb, 2013$12.1M / Series D (Lead)
Oct, 2012$10.6M / Series B
Jul, 2012$27M / Venture
Jan, 2012$2.6M / Venture (Lead)
Aug, 2011$18.5M / Series B (Lead)
Mar, 2011$17M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2010$11.2M / Series A (Lead)
May, 2009$10M / Series A (Lead)
Apr, 2009undisclosed amount / Series A
Jan, 2009$6M / Venture
Oct, 2008$5.25M / Series A (Lead)
Sep, 2007$14.9M / Series DPersonal Investment
Sep, 2007$25M / Series C
Sep, 2007$15M / Series D
Apr, 2007$8M / Series C
Mar, 2006$12M / Series C
Jan, 2006$3.5M / Series B
Jun, 2005$8M / Series B
Apr, 2005$8.5M / Series D
Dec, 2004$5M / Series A (Lead)
Oct, 2004$10M / Series B
Dec, 2002$11.5M / Series C (Lead)

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