Person Overview

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Primary:
General Partner at August Capital
Past:
Board of Directors at Livemocha, Board of Directors at Memolane, See All (7)
Education:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Description

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Howard Hartenbaum joined August Capital in 2008. Prior to joining, he served as a General Partner at Draper Richards LP where he was the founding investor in Skype and a former member of the board of directors where his achievement resulted in his joining the Forbes Midas List of top venture capitalists.

Before entering the venture capital field, Howard was at Hughes Electronics, where he was responsible for supporting business development, marketing and sales of satellite, information security and automotive technologies developed by HRL Laboratories. He also worked in engineering positions in ergonomics and user experience at Honda Motor Company and manufacturing at Teledyne Relays.

Howard has worked overseas for a total of ten years in Luxembourg and Japan. He is a graduate of M.I.T.

Current Investments: Luminate, Livemocha, Memolane, Bubbli, RelayRides, Reputation.

Previous investments: Skype... See More

Experience (7)

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Advisory Roles (3)

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    Memolane

    Board of Directors
    Oct 23, 2010 - Feb 1, 2013
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    Livemocha

    Board of Directors
    Dec 28, 2009 - Feb 1, 2013
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    Gigwalk

    Board of Directors and Investor
    Oct 22, 2012

Education (1)

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Investments (1)