Austin Ventures – Not all about profits


Austin, Texas-based Austin Ventures has been chosen to receive the Torch of Liberty Award from the Anti-Defamation League.

Read the Austin American Statesman article here: Austin Ventures to get human rights honor

Of course, Austin Ventures also keeps busy spreading the venture capital around. Here are a few web-based investments that are rather interesting:

Bazaarvoice
– User Generate Content
Convio – Helps non-profits use the internet strategically
Homeaway – Offers vacation rental listings on the internet
ON Networks – HD online based TV shows
Pluck – Next generation internet search, information presentation, and personalized content syndication
Spiceworks – Free IT management software for the SMB crowd
Sportvision – Innovative sports and entertainment marketing

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