By the numbers

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

  • 90

    incubators, accelerators, maker & co-working spaces

  • 6,500

    high-tech companies

  • 124

    VC deals in 2018

  • $1.3B

    invested in Austin in 2018

  • Tech’s Major Migration to Austin, TX

    Over time, Austin has become a real alternative to the Bay Area for companies, big and small, looking to grow. Nearly every day another company announces it has either relocated its headquarters to Austin or plans on opening a secondary office in the capital city.

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Capital Committee

  • David Altounian - Chair

    St. Edward's University

  • Rajiv Bala

    Bala Investments

  • Ashley Brueckner

    JP Morgan

  • Claire England


  • 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


  • Dax Williamson

    Silicon Valley Bank

  • Ellen Wood