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

  • 8,300

    high-tech companies

  • 387

    VC deals in 2021

  • $4.87B

    invested in Austin in 2021


Committee Members

  • Joyce Durst - Chair

    Growth Acceleration Partners

  • Mehron Azarmehr

    Azarmehr Law Group

  • Rajiv Bala

    Bala Investments

  • Amy Blahnik

    CTAN

  • Donna Bragg

    Texas CEO Magazine

  • Ashley Brueckner

    JP Morgan

  • Raoul Celerier

    Austin Private Wealth

  • Peter Cleaves

    DRG International, Inc.

  • Mark Hanson

    Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce

  • Craig Harris

    Wild Basin Investments, LLC

  • Faye Kolly

    De Mott, McChesney, Curtright & Armendáriz, LLP (DMCA)

  • Rosa McCormick

    Wild Basin Investments, LLC

  • Dr. Love Paul

    World Class Capital Group

  • Dave Perry

    Capital Factory Mentor

  • Larry Peterson

    Texas Foundation for Innovative Communities

  • Sharon Schweitzer

    Access to Culture

  • Rohit Seth

    Outcomes Collective

  • Justin Siegel

    TechStars

  • Cristina Silingardi

    vcfo

  • Mike Smerklo

    Next Coast Ventures

  • Krishna Srinivasan

    LiveOak Ventures

  • Rick Timmins

    CTAN

  • Dax Williamson

    Silicon Valley Bank

  • Roland Peña

    Austin Chamber of Commerce

  • Lourdes Zahos

    Austin Chamber of Commerce