Andy Rappaport

Andy Rappaport

General Partner, August Capital

Andy joined August Capital in 1996 and brings technology and market experience in such areas as open-source software, broadband communications, semiconductors, and computer systems. He has more than 15 years of experience as a founder, investor, and/or director of venture-backed start-ups, and has served on more than 30 public and private company boards.

Prior to joining August Capital, Andy was involved in the formation and success of more than a dozen venture capital-backed start-ups, including Actel, MMC Networks, Silicon Architects (acquired by Synopsys), Transmeta, and Viewlogic.

Andy is an often-cited authority on changing technologies and markets and has written and lectured extensively on the evolving structures of semiconductor, computer, and telecommunications industries.