Breyer Capital Opens Office in Austin, Texas
New office builds on established presence in Silicon Valley and will enable additional investment in Austin’s remarkable new frontier of opportunity
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Breyer Capital, a premier global venture capital and private equity investor focused on catalyzing high-impact entrepreneurs, today announced that it is opening an office in Austin, Texas. The office will serve as a new hub for investment and innovation in the city’s dynamic technology sector by creating partnerships that expand on the firm’s core investment interests in artificial intelligence, financial technology, healthcare, and data analytics, among others.
Since 2006, Breyer Capital has actively partnered with a diverse set of early-stage startups and fast-growing companies, providing them the support they need to build their companies and pursue breakthrough technologies. Breyer Capital’s robust and strategically assembled portfolio – both in terms of subject matter and geography – already includes Austin-based technology companies Swivel and Ojo Labs, and the firm expects to accelerate its Austin portfolio with the opening of this office.
“I am especially optimistic about Austin’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and all the opportunities that it holds. Our expertise in AI, fin-tech, and healthcare has always been at the core of Breyer Capital’s success, which is why we are so excited to expand into one of the world’s fastest growing hubs for talent and innovation in these areas,” said Jim Breyer, Founder and CEO of Breyer Capital. “We see tremendous potential for growth in Austin and we hope to play a meaningful role in helping Austin and Texas entrepreneurs achieve extraordinary things in the near- and long-term.”
With recent investments and an explosion of talent in the technology sector, Austin today is a fast-advancing geographic center for innovation whose profile continues to rise. Opening an office in Austin, which provides access to leading universities and a vast pool of creative, dedicated entrepreneurs and innovators, closely aligns with Breyer Capital’s focus on partnering with high-impact visionaries and entrepreneurs. The city’s talent and ambition are contributing to a remarkably robust climate of innovation, making Austin a logical next office location for Breyer Capital.
About Breyer Capital
Breyer Capital is a premier global venture capital and private equity investor focused on catalyzing high-impact entrepreneurs in the US and China. Founded by legendary investor Jim Breyer in 2006, Breyer Capital makes long-term, idea-driven strategic investments in artificial intelligence, digital health, data analytics, social media, and financial technologies. The firm prides itself on maintaining an openness to experimentation that can lead to long-term breakthrough performance and partnering with founders and teams who are passionate about building transformative companies anchored in technology. For more information, please visit http://www.breyercapital.com.
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