Do or do not. There is no ‘try’.
Austin focuses on partnering with companies that change consumers’ and businesses’ everyday lives. He’s always looking for companies that enable wider audiences of people to create and connect in ways not possible before. He supports TCV’s investments in GoFundMe and Strava.
Prior to TCV, Austin was a Partner at Sequoia Capital and an investor at TA Associates where he backed and collaborated with high growth companies across technology sectors. Before investing, Austin worked in consulting at Oliver Wyman, where he advised companies on corporate development, growth strategy, and investments.
Austin is an aspiring surfer and an occasional poet. His father was a sports handicapper for a living, which inspired his fondness for underdogs. He enjoys electronic music, climbing trees, and leg days.
Austin graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and a minor in Creative Writing.