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Co-Founder & General Partner @
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21 Investments in 9 Companies
Gender:
Male
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Person Details

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John co-founded August Capital in 1995. Prior to that he served as a general partner with Technology Venture Investors (TVI) from 1988, and Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners (H&Q) from 1983 to 1988.

During his venture career, John has invested in more than 25 technology companies including Sybase, Intuit, Visio, Postini, Shopping.com and eShop.In addition to his U.S. venture capital experience, John worked in Hong Kong for five years at a pioneering Asian venture capital firm, Inter-Asia Management Co., Ltd. (IAM). While at IAM, he participated in investments such as McDonald’s Restaurants (HK) Ltd. and Ikea Furniture (HK) Ltd.

John received an AB in English from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard University. He is a past director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists.

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Co-Founder & General Partner

1995 - Current   (over 21 years)
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1988
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1983
1988
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Board & Advisor Roles (7)

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DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2015$325M / Series E
Mar, 2015$21M / Series D
Dec, 2014$225M / Series D
Aug, 2013$20M / Series B (Lead)
Aug, 2013$4M / Series APersonal Investment
May, 2013$9M / Series A (Lead)
Feb, 2013$25M / Series D (Lead)
May, 2012$1.1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2011$61M / Series E
Jul, 2011$37M / Series D (Lead)
Oct, 2009$31M / Venture
Jan, 2008$19M / Series C
Oct, 2007$15M / Series C (Lead)
Feb, 2007$10M / Venture
May, 2006$10M / Series B
Jan, 2006$3.2M / Venture
Nov, 2005$6.4M / Series B (Lead)
Apr, 2005$6.1M / Series A (Lead)
Jan, 2005$12.2M / Series B
Jan, 1993undisclosed amount / Venture
Apr, 1991$800k / Series A (Lead)

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