Austin Ventures

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Joe Aragona Ken DeAngelis


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Total investments 354
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 179
Rounds per year 9.57
Lead investments 99
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 104
Key employees 6
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Internet
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing

Austin Ventures appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1984. The main department of described VC is located in the Austin. The company was established in North America in United States.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 15 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. When the investment is from Austin Ventures the average startup value is 10-50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2000. The fund is generally included in 13-24 deals every year. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2017. This Austin Ventures works on 3 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight SolarWinds, HomeAway, Active Network. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Enterprise Software, Manufacturing. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund.

The current fund was established by Joe Aragona, Ken DeAngelis. The overall number of key employees were 6.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Austin Ventures, startups are often financed by Granite Ventures, Trellis Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Trinity Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Centennial Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by North Bridge Venture Partners & Growth Equity, Intel Capital, Trellis Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
$100M08 Apr 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Veros Systems

Energy Efficiency
Enterprise Software
Industrial Automation
$2M11 Jun 2020 College Station, Texas, United States


Consumer Lending
Customer Service
Financial Services
Retail Technology
Venture Capital
$13M11 Aug 2017 Austin, Texas, United States


Developer Tools
Enterprise Software
$11M13 Apr 2017 British Columbia


Mobile Payments
Property Management
$3M10 Nov 2016 Austin, Texas, United States

Ambiq Micro

3D Printing
Consumer Electronics
Internet of Things
$9M27 Jul 2016 Austin, Texas, United States


Consumer Lending
Customer Service
Financial Services
Retail Technology
Venture Capital
$13M02 Jun 2016 Austin, Texas, United States


Social Media
$50M01 Jun 2016 Austin, Texas, United States


Customer Service
$12M19 May 2016 Austin, Texas, United States


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