Congratulations on choosing Austin! Here at LiveOak, we are a leading Austin-based, early stage venture capital firm, and actively involved in growing this ecosystem. Our team has been investing in Austin for over 20 years, and we are a huge advocate for the community that has allowed us to play a part in building incredible companies. As you are getting your bearings in the city, let us lend a hand. Below are a few resources you may find helpful.

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  • LiveOak Talent Network **Coming Soon**--Exclusive access to introductions and job opportunities with LiveOak portfolio companies
  • BuiltIn Austin's job board

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Get Up to Speed

  • Wall Street Journal: Covid-19, Remote Work Make Austin a Magnet for New Jobs. Texas’ capital is attracting corporate jobs and remote workers, lured by lower costs and lower taxes
  • Austin named most popular city for newcomers in 2020
  • As part of this great migration of talent to Texas, major companies are increasing their presence here, with blockbuster announcements including Tesla’s $1B gigafactory, Apple’s new campus, Oracle’s HQ relocation, and Facebook’s major expansion.
  • Austin Reaches Top 10 In US Venture Markets
  • Tech powerhouses are flocking to Texas, pushing an already bonkers real-estate market to new heights. Take a look inside Austin, which is quickly becoming the next Silicon Valley.
  • Texas leads US in population growth, California sees first-ever drop

We are actively investing in early-stage tech and tech enabled businesses based in Texas. Think you might be a fit, please reach us here!