Posts Tagged ‘August Capital’

Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: David Hornik

by Scott Edward Walker on April 19th, 2012

To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we share a favorite video of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics.  This week, we present David Hornik, a partner at August Capital and indeed a very smart investor.  (Incidentally, David’s portfolio company, Splunk, just went public today.)


How Do I Raise Seed Capital If I Don’t Know Any Investors? – Part 1

by Scott Edward Walker on October 13th, 2010


As a corporate lawyer for entrepreneurs, I am constantly asked by first-time entrepreneurs: “How do I raise seed capital if I don’t know any investors?”  That’s a good question, which I’m going to answer in three parts.  This post is part 1 – hustle and build relationships.