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April 18, 2015 3:49 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Austin Ventures

Company Overview

Austin Ventures is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in investing in initial seed, seed and startup, early stage, growth capital, emerging and expansion stage, later stage, middle market, tuck-in acquisitions, bridge, recapitalization, and management buyouts. For middle market investments, it invests in special situations and seeks to invest in privately held business transitioning to institutional ownership through proprietary, matchmaker introduction, or limited auction. For middle market investments, the firm focuses on business services, industrial services, construction and related services, oilfield services, food services, and light manufacturing sectors. For star...

300 West 6th Street

Suite 2300

Austin, TX 78701-3902

United States

Founded in 1979





Key Executives for Austin Ventures

General Partner
General Partner
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer
Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 74
General Partner
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Austin Ventures Key Developments

Rick Pleczko Joins Austin Ventures as Entrepreneur-in-Residence

Austin Ventures announced the addition of Rick Pleczko as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR). As an EIR, Mr. Pleczko will be focused on sourcing early-stage software investments in the Houston, Texas area. Prior to joining Austin Ventures, Rick was CEO and Founder of Idera.

Delta Rigging & Tools Mulls Acquisitions

Delta Rigging & Tools, Inc. is seeking acquisitions. Delta is pursuing these acquisitions in part because of its partnership with Austin Ventures. Through this partnership, Delta has been able to pursue multiple acquisitions in new markets, and it plans to continue with more strategic acquisitions of rigging, lifting and specialty energy products companies in other areas.

Austin Ventures May Sell Social Gaming Network

Austin Ventures is considering to exit Social Gaming Network, Inc. of MindJolt, Inc. Austin Ventures has been busily buying up other companies and appears to be positioning itself to become another market dominator, Bloomberg reported.

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