Why Some Companies Make It And Others Don’t

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  By: Dan Schawbel
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I spoke to David Hornik, who has worked with technology startups throughout the software sector. In 2000, David joined August Capital to invest broadly in information technology companies, with a focus on enterprise application and infrastructure software, as well as consumer facing software and services. Prior to joining August Capital, David was an intellectual property and corporate attorney at Venture Law Group and Perkins Coie. In his legal practice, David represented high tech startups in all aspects of their formation, financing, and operations. In the following brief interview, Hornik talks about why some companies are more successful than others, how to scale a company, build a culture, vetting employees and more.

Dan Schawbel: Why are some companies