Ken DeAngelis

General Partner

Ken DeAngelis is a Co-Founder of Austin Ventures and has served as a General Partner since 1981. During his more than 30-year career at AV, Ken has worked with companies at all stages of development in a wide range of industries. In recent years, he has focused on technology-enabled service businesses, as well as Internet and logistics companies. Early in his career, Ken was with the Merchant Banking division of the Bank of Boston.

Ken received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his BA from Harvard University. He has been active in the Austin community for many years. He is a member of UT Austin's Development Board and the Advisory Council of the UT McCombs School of Business, having served as a Past Chairman. He is also Past Chairman of the local PBS affiliate, KLRU-TV, and is currently an advisor to its CEO regarding Austin City Limits.  In addition, Ken is Chairman of the Board of Governors for Hyde Schools, headquartered in Bath, Maine.

CompUSA

NYSE: CPU
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Convio

NASDAQ IPO 2010; Acq by Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB)

Convio is a provider of software and services to help nonprofits use the Internet strategically to build strong relationships with constituents for driving fundraising, advocacy and other forms of support. Convio has online solutions for fundraising and membership, advocacy, special events, volunteer fundraising, Web site management and email communications.

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Emerus Hospital Partners, LLC

Free-standing, 24-hour emergency rooms

Emerus represents a compassionate, efficient and patient-centered approach to the delivery of emergency medical care. By very careful design, we have created a special place where you and your family can count on us to provide the highest level of care when seconds count.

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Hire.com

Acquired by Authoria (NYSE:MMC)

Hire.com provides recruiting applications to large corporations on a monthly subscription service basis. Hire.com's unique modular system offers solutions to achieve competitive advantage, and to plan for future talent management needs.

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HomeAway

NASDAQ: AWAY

Vacation rental travel services

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Lincoln Renewable Energy

Development of wind and solar projects

Lincoln Renewable Energy develops utility-scale solar and wind power projects from greenfield concept to commercial operation. The company is developing projects across the United States.

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Lion Street

Life insurance distribution

Lion Street is a privately held financial services distribution company based in Austin, Texas. Lion Street provides elite independent life insurance producers access to the financial products, intellectual capital, and specialized resources they need to meet the sophisticated needs of their high-net-worth and corporate clients.

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MIQ Logistics

Global logistics services company

MIQ Logistics is a global logistics company with offices in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. We enable customers to improve their transportation network and overall supply chain efficiency by offering flexible global, transportation and distribution services supported by Web-native technology and expertise in global logistics management.

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Newgistics

Acquired by Littlejohn & Co.

Newgistics, a leading provider of e-commerce services for top retailers and brands offers a true end-to-end e-commerce solution. We integrate the most agile, enterprise tier omni-channel commerce software in the industry with order fulfillment, parcel delivery and returns management. Our end-to-end e-commerce platform is powered by hybris, and we have partnered with Manhattan Associates to bring its leading order management solution to our e-commerce customers. By seamlessly connecting every step in the process, Newgistics is able to provide merchants with a single view of their customers, products and orders across the entire order life cycle. Since 1999, Newgistics has provided top merchants with innovative technology-driven solutions that improve the customer experience and accelerate growth. Expert consulting, scalable and flexible platforms and actionable data at every consumer touch-point provide our customers with the competitive advantage to deliver superior performance in the rapidly evolving world of global commerce. To find out more, visit www.newgistics.com.

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PetStuff

Acquired by PetSmart (NASDAQ: PETM)
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Port Logistics Group

Acquired by Endeavour Capital

Q Clubs

Acquired by 24HourFitness
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SAM, Inc.

Surveying, mapping, and geospatial solutions

Founded in 1994 in Austin, Texas, Surveying And Mapping, Inc. is a leading independent full-service provider of land surveying and mapping capabilities for clients in the domestic infrastructure industry. Supported by state-of-the-art technology, the company offers end-to-end geospatial solutions through an extensive suite of services, including professional land surveying, hydrographic surveying, aerial mapping and photogrammetry, airborne, mobile, and terrestrial HDS LiDAR, subsurface utility engineering, utility coordination, geographic information system (GIS) asset inventory and management, as well as construction phase services through SAM-Construction Services, Inc.  The company delivers its services to clients across a wide range of attractive, growth-oriented end markets, including oil and gas, electric energy, state and federal, transportation, railway, water/wastewater, and other infrastructure-related industries. Competing in a diverse market traditionally served by regional and many small niche service providers, SAM, Inc. has evolved into one of the few national land surveying and mapping service providers with the breadth of service offerings, depth of staff, strategic locations, and financial capacity to effectively support all surveying and mapping-related activities for large-scale capital projects and ongoing maintenance requirements.