Join to Connect. LiveOak Venture Partners. He brings incredible depth in enterprise software and infrastructure software in particular, which are areas of strong startup activity in this market,” added LiveOak Founding Partner, Venu Shamapant. As a UT Longhorn, Creighton’s relocation from Silicon Valley to Austin will be a coming home of sorts. Marketing & Business Development LiveOak Venture Partners Portfolio Companies, Early Stage Venture Investors with Investments in Western US, Venture Capital Investors with Investments in Texas, Venture Capital Investors with Investments in Southern US. LiveOak Venture Partners has been the lead investor in about 30 exciting high-growth Texas-based companies in the last 7 years including ones such as … We could not have built our company without LiveOak. Peter Klante brings over three decades of marketing, technology and executive leadership experience with organizations such as CA Technologies, Vignette, IBM, and Cognos. We add value beyond a check, unlocking a community of leaders, talent and resources that give your company a competitive edge. “At the core of every great startup is a great team,” says Hicks. ", "LiveOak Venture Partners have proven themselves to be strong, value added and hard-working partners. The first four advisors in this program have demonstrated decades of proven success across multiple successful companies in Austin and guided numerous next generation of leaders across them. As Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at OJO Labs, Dave Rubin brings over 30 years of entrepreneurial experience building, operating and scaling successful technology companies. They appropriately challenge me on my plans, but at the end of the day trust in my judgement to run our business. He has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Get the full list », You’re viewing 10 of 24 exits. They have been providing similar guidance to LiveOak entrepreneurs in an ad hoc manner and as such, we are thrilled to formalize our longstanding relationships with them and welcome them to be officially be a part of the LiveOak family.”. Austin-based early-stage Venture Capital fund adds Creighton Hicks as Principal. Get the full list ». “We are thrilled to have Creighton join our team. SaaS, Android, Cloud Computing, Medical Device), Where the organization is headquartered (e.g. Prior to that, Keith spent seven years at StoredIQ, where he developed a highly scalable categorization and indexing platform for the legal tech market that was later sold to IBM. According to LiveOak Founding Partner, Krishna Srinivasan, “The hire of Creighton as Principal culminates a yearlong extensive search for a key investment professional to join our team. Creighton started his career in Austin at IBM’s Tivoli Software division as a product manager, technical sales specialist and developer. Marketing & Business Development LiveOak Venture Partners General Information Description. Liveoak Venture Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on technology and technology-driven services in Texas and the Southwest. Lynn will provide invaluable guidance to LiveOak’s Portfolio Company CFOs as they grow revenue and scale. All rights reserved. David will provide broad strategic expertise and guide with scaling sales leadership for companies in the LiveOak Portfolio. Liveoak Venture Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on technology and technology-driven services in Texas and the Southwest. LiveOak Venture Partners is a venture capital fund based in Austin, Texas. Krishna Srinivasan has been an effective leader on our board, understands what's important and what isn't, and is an absolute pleasure to work with. There are ups and downs and it's important to be able to have a trusted relationship with a partner who has your back. He will be responsible for sourcing new deals and driving new investments, in addition to supporting LiveOak’s growing portfolio. We are launching the Venture Advisors program to supercharge that effort. We are very thankful we met LiveOak early in our company’s journey and we would not be where we are today without them. They are the best VCs I know.". Having consistently built companies across industry segments during various economic cycles for more than 20 years, our team has the experience and insight to help scale your business, regardless of the economic climate. The Company focuses on the early stage technology companies. LiveOak Venture Partners is a venture capital fund based in Austin, Texas. LiveOak Venture Partners is an Austin-based, early-stage venture capital firm that partners with visionary entrepreneurs to build world class, category dominating companies. PitchBook is a financial technology company that provides data on the capital markets. Liveoak Venture Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on technology and technology-driven services in Texas and the Southwest. The pandemic has exposed a number issues in the country’s health care system. Founded in 2013, LiveOak Venture Partners is a venture capital firm based in Austin, Texas. Get the full list », You’re viewing 5 of 113 co-investors. Mayra Del Bello I am excited to join the partnership and back founders building category-leading technology companies that call Texas home.”. LiveOak Venture Partners Closes $105M Fund for Investing in Texas Startups The firm's partners have a strong track record of investing in Dallas-Fort Worth startups that dates back nearly 20 years. LiveOak Venture Partners Venu Shamapant, Ben Scott, and Krishna Srinivasan. LiveOak Venture Partners is an Austin-based, early-stage venture capital firm that partners with visionary entrepreneurs to build world class, category dominating companies. AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LiveOak Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm based in Austin, Texas, today announced a new key hire with the addition of Creighton Hicks as Principal. While almost all of LiveOak's investments begin at the Seed and Series A stages, LiveOak is a full life cycle investor focused on helping create category leading technology and technology-enabled service companies headquartered in Texas. Over the course of his career, David has built five successful startups, the last of which was ProfitFuel, the largest SEO company in the US with 220 employees and more than 12,000 SMB active clients at the time of its merger with Yodle in May 2011. Prior to ProfitFuel, David was founder & CEO of HomeCity, an online real estate company that had offices in Austin & Dallas, 100+ employees, and over $300M in annual real estate sales. Eventador, based in Austin, TX, was founded by Erik Beebe and Kenny Gorman in 2016 to address a fundamental business problem – make it simpler to build streaming applications built on real-time data...... LitLingo closed on its first institutional funding of $2 million in seed round capital Monday to help organizations minimize risks associated with electronic communications. Since the only active firms cited in the article are LiveOak and Silverton, I want to be explicit that LiveOak has never done it and I am confident neither would Silverton. We invest in Texas because of the entrepreneurial drive to innovate. Texas Early Stage Venture Capital. That, coupled with the strategic relationships he has cultivated in the Bay Area, appealed to LiveOak’s Founding Partners. Previously, Creighton was a partner with Dell Technologies Capital (DTC) in Silicon Valley where he led investments in early-stage enterprise technology companies, including CloudKnox, Datometry and FullStory. LiveOak Venture Partners is a venture capital fund based in Austin, Texas, founded by Ben Scott, Krishna Srinivasan and Venu Shamapant. Active, Closed, Tags are labels assigned to organizations, which identify their belonging to a group with that shared label, This describes the type of investor this organization is (e.g. Their entire team is smart and analytical, provides sound strategic advice, helped us make key early hires, and coached us through follow-on financings with introductions to the most famous growth investors in the world.