David Hornik

David Hornik

Website: www.ventureblog.com
Menlo Park, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since June 07, 2010
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Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
Investments made StumbleUpon, LiveOps, PayNearMe, Evite, Aardvark, WePay, Tickle, Bill.com, Splunk, Ebates, Gravity, Ohai, PayCycle
1990 Stanford University , BA , David Hornik
1994 Harvard Law School , JD , David Hornik

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For more than a decade, David has worked with technology startups throughout the software sector.  In 2000, David joined August Capital to invest broadly in information technology companies, with a focus on enterprise application and infrastructure software, as well as consumer facing software and services.

Prior to joining August Capital, David was an intellectual property and corporate attorney at Venture Law Group and Perkins Coie. In his legal practice, David represented high tech startups in all aspects of their formation, financing, and operations.  Before that, David was a litigator in New York City at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

David has an eclectic educational background. He holds an AB in Computer Music from Stanford University, an M.Phil in Criminology from Cambridge University and a JD from Harvard Law School. 

David is currently a lecturer at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, Stanford Law School and the Harvard Law School.  He is the author of VentureBlog, the first venture capital blog, and VentureCast, the first venture capital podcast, and is the founder and executive producer of The Lobby conference, an annual gathering of the thought leaders of the digital media ecosystem.