Tripp joined August Capital in 2011 and focuses on investments in rapidly-growing information technology companies, with a particular focus on consumer internet, consumer marketplaces, and application software. He led August’s investments in ADARA, Bark&Co., CommonBond, Compology, Hipcamp, Paperless Post, Quandl, Rocketmiles, Spacious, Sun Basket, and Wattpad.
Prior to joining August Capital, Tripp spent the previous four years at Menlo Park-based Spectrum Equity Investors. Earlier in his career, Tripp was an investment banker with JMP Securities and BMO Capital.
Tripp has a BA in Psychology from Princeton University.
Current August investments: ADARA, Bark &Co., CommonBond, Compology, Hipcamp, Paperless Post, Revel, Sun Basket, Wattpad and Yumi.
Previous August investments: Quandl (acquired by Nasdaq), RJMetrics (acquired by Magento Commerce), Rocketmiles (acquired by PCLN), Spacious (acquired by The We Company) and Stitch Data (acquired by Talend).