18 Future of Work Investors Based in Austin

Your odds of raising from local investors are better than trying to raise capital from outside your city. We put together this list to help Austin-based founders connect with future of work-based investors that write checks into Future of Work companies. Here are 18 investors that match that criteria.

1) Ben Beverly

  • Fund: Next Coast Ventures
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Cloud, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, Enterprise

2) Ben Mathews

  • Fund: Night Ventures
  • Title: General Partner
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: AR/VR, Marketing, Cosmetics, Art, Cannabis, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Recruiting, Hospitality, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Other, Travel, Transportation, Space, Social Impact, Sex, Sales Tech, Robotics, Food Services, Proptech, Professional or Technical Services

3) Brett Andrews

  • Fund: MicroVentures
  • Title: Venture
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Cloud, Communications, Future of Work, Media, Enterprise, Other Tech

4) Colleen Konetzke

  • Fund: Ironspring Ventures
  • Title: Principal
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Clean Tech, Future of Work, Fintech, Marketplaces, Manufacturing, Logistics, Internet of Things, Other Tech, Proptech, Transportation, AI

5) Francisco GarcΓ­a

  • Fund: Alamo Angels
  • Title: Board Observer
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Internet of Things, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, eSports, Food and Beverage, Hospitality, Insurtech, Logistics, Marketplaces, Proptech, Food Services, Travel

6) Harrison Wells

  • Fund: Notley
  • Title: Investor / Researcher
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Cannabis, Cloud, Fashion, Web3, Cybersecurity, Digital Health and Wellness, Developer Tools, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Fintech, Entertainment, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Media, Proptech, Parenting, Quantum Computing, Robotics, Social Impact, Sales Tech, Space, Transportation, Travel

7) Ileana Gonzalez

  • Fund: Techstars
  • Title: Venture Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Cloud, Communications, Government Tech, eSports, Recruiting, Hospitality, EdTech, E-Commerce, Cybersecurity, Web3, Digital Health and Wellness, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Fintech, Entertainment, Electronics, Food and Beverage, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Sales Tech, Robotics, Proptech, Space, Social Impact

8) Jackson Bischoping

  • Fund: Dell Technologies
  • Title: Financial Analyst
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Enterprise

9) Jillian Klinvex

  • Fund: Capital Factory
  • Title: Senior Venture Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, Cloud, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Enterprise

10) Katalina Veal

  • Fund: Ensemble VC
  • Title: Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, Fintech, Recruiting, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Consumer, Enterprise, Robotics, Space, Transportation

11) Meaghan Mahoney

  • Fund: Elsewhere Partners
  • Title: Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Series A
  • Sectors: AI, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Sales Tech, EdTech, Fintech, Government Tech, Insurtech, Enterprise

12) Nicholas Lagnese

  • Fund: Newchip Accelerator
  • Title: Venture Analyst
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Other, Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Consumer, Media, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

13) Nick Calla

  • Fund: Serent Capital
  • Title: Associate Director
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, Cloud, Developer Tools, Future of Work, Enterprise

14) Nicole Bentz

  • Fund: S3 Ventures
  • Title: Senior Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, AR/VR, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Entertainment, Fintech, eSports, Government Tech, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Media, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Proptech, Sales Tech, Other

15) Olivia Dell

  • Fund: Falkon Ventures
  • Title: Investment Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Travel, Transportation, Space, Social Impact, Sex, Sales Tech, Robotics, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Professional or Technical Services, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Consumer, Chemicals, Media, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Logistics, Internet of Things, Legal, Internet of Things, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Fintech, Government Tech, Hospitality, DEI, Recruiting, eSports, Food and Beverage, Entertainment, Electronics, Insurtech, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Cannabis

16) Randall DeBastiani

  • Fund: Austin Innovation Capital
  • Title: Co-Managing Partner
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: AR/VR, AI, Marketing, Clean Tech, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, EdTech, Fintech, Government Tech, Recruiting, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Enterprise, Other Tech, Professional or Technical Services, Parenting, Sales Tech

17) Triet Nguyen

  • Fund: MicroVentures
  • Title: Venture Associate
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Pre-Seed, Seed, Series A
  • Sectors: Marketing, Agriculture Tech, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Internet of Things, Cannabis, Clean Tech, Fashion, Cloud, Communications, Web3, Cybersecurity, Developer Tools, Digital Health and Wellness, Future of Work, E-Commerce, EdTech, Electronics, Entertainment, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Recruiting, Hospitality, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Enterprise, Other Tech, Parenting, Proptech, Quantum Computing, Food Services, Robotics, Sales Tech, Sex, Social Impact, Space, Transportation, Travel

18) Umar Brimah

  • Fund: Unknown Ventures
  • Title: Venture Partner
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Stages: Seed, Pre-Seed, Series A, Series B
  • Sectors: Marketing, AI, AR/VR, Art, Cosmetics, Cannabis, Fashion, Web3, Communications, Digital Health and Wellness, Cybersecurity, Future of Work, E-Commerce, Fintech, Food and Beverage, eSports, Hospitality, Recruiting, DEI, Insurtech, Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Marketplaces, Chemicals, Media, Consumer, Other Tech, Enterprise, Robotics, Space, Transportation, Travel

Hopefully this list helps you find more local investors that invest in companies in your sector. If you’re looking to pitch these investors + the rest of the Confluence.VC investor network, make sure to check out Commonapp.VC