A thriving economy

As a business hub, Austin, Texas is one of the most dynamic cities in the United States. It is a leader in technological innovation, quality of its workforce, and corporate-friendly environment.


  • Overseas investors could be lucrative source of funding for Austin companies

    Austin's global reputation has risen alongside events such as SXSW and the Formula 1 automotive race. That has resulted in more attention from international real estate investors. Now the chamber wants to funnel the same type of energy into the startup funding sector.

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Advisory Board

Advisory Board members are Austin-based business leaders with extensive international experience who believe in the value of personal contacts in establishing strong and trusting relationships. Committee members assist in introducing foreign executives to their counterparts in Austin who are in line with their business operations and investment goals.

  • Mehron Azarmehr - Chair

    Azarmehr Law Group

  • Raoul Celerier

    Austin Private Wealth

  • Peter Cleaves

    DRG International, Inc.

  • Craig Harris

    Wild Basin Investments

  • Susan Moore

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

  • Dr. Love Paul

    World Class Capital Group

  • Dave Perry

    XOR Inc.

  • Sharon Schweitzer

    Access to Culture

  • Rene van de Zande

    Emergo Group

  • Ellen Wood

    vcfo