By the numbers

Austin is a top venture capital investment hotspot for angel investment, venture capital and private equity.

  • 100

    incubators, accelerators, maker & co-working spaces

  • 7,200

    high-tech companies

  • 151

    VC deals in 2019

  • $1.7B

    invested in Austin in 2019

  • Consumer Packaged Goods

    Austin’s CPG industry is leading the way when it comes to innovation. From robotic coffee houses to superfood snacks to ciders and brews, our companies are changing the way we eat, drink, and care for ourselves. The region’s CPG community is growing by the day, and its products are available across Austin and beyond.

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Capital Committee

  • David Altounian - Chair

    St. Edward's University

  • Rajiv Bala

    Bala Investments

  • Ashley Brueckner

    JP Morgan

  • Leigh Christie

    Austin Chamber

  • Brian Gordon

    Bank of America

  • Tim Klitch


  • Mike Maples, Jr.


  • Larry Peterson

    Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities

  • Rohit Seth

    Outcomes Collective

  • Mike Smerklo

    Next Coast Ventures

  • Justin Siegel


  • Krishna Srinivasan

    LiveOak Ventures

  • Rick Timmins


  • Emily Weisz

    Austin Chamber

  • Dax Williamson

    Silicon Valley Bank

  • Ellen Wood