Posts Tagged ‘David Hornik’

Walker Twitter Highlights: April 16th – 22nd

by Scott Edward Walker on April 23rd, 2012

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues.  Below are my five most popular tweets (via for the past week and a few blog-related tweets.  If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.  Cheers, Scott



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.


Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed: Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway and David Hornik

by Scott Edward Walker on May 24th, 2010

To Our Clients & Friends:  Welcome to our new weekly series entitled “Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.”  Each week, we will post a short video interview of one or more successful entrepreneurs, investors or business leaders on a variety of relevant topics to help entrepreneurs succeed.

This week, we present heavyweight VCs Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway and David Hornik courtesy of TechCrunch and its founder Michael Arrington (who conducted the interview).  They discuss valuation issues, hot investments, and issues relating to venture capital generally.  I hope you enjoy it.  Thanks, Scott