Tripp joined August Capital in 2011 and focuses on later stage growth investments in the software, internet and technology-enabled services sectors. Prior to joining August Capital, Tripp spent four years at Spectrum Equity Investors, a $5 billion private equity fund in Menlo Park, CA. At Spectrum, Tripp focused on investments in a variety of information services, business services and software sectors. During his tenure, he worked with a number of companies including AMC Entertainment, Arrowhead General Insurance Agency and Vendavo.
Before Spectrum, Tripp worked for JMP Securities’ investment banking group in San Francisco, advising public and private companies in the financial services and financial technology sectors. While at JMP Securities, he was involved in more than $2 billion of equity capital raising transactions.
Tripp is a graduate of Princeton University.
Current Board Affiliations: Adara Media
Additional Current Investments: Conexant, INRIX, Mavenir, SnagAJob and Zulily.