August Capital, legally August Capital Master Management Company, LLC, is a venture capital firm founded by David Marquardt and John Johnston in 1995. It is focused on information technology and is based in Menlo Park, California.

August Capital Master Management Company, LLC
Company typeVenture fund
IndustryVenture capital
Founded1995; 29 years ago (1995)[1]
FoundersDavid Marquardt
John Johnston
HeadquartersMenlo Park, California, U.S.



August Capital specialized in growth capital and startup investments. The firm has invested in all stages with a focus on early and late stage, management buyouts, and private investments in public equity. The firm has invested in the information technology spectrum including IT infrastructure, data center technologies, systems management, security, storage, and cloud computing systems and software.[2]

Partner David Hornik was on the Midas List in 2012.[3]


  1. ^ "August Capital Raises $450 Million For Its Seventh Fund, August VII". 13 February 2015.
  2. ^ "August Capital: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Retrieved 2016-07-19.
  3. ^ "The Midas List - Forbes, 2012". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-05-08.