Austin Ventures Names EIR

Venture capital firm Austin Ventures is all about Austin today, after the venture capital firm (named after Austin), based in Austin, has tapped entrepreneur Gene Austin as its newest Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Gene Austin is the former CEO of software-as-a-service provider COnvio, which he ran for 10 years, until its sale last year. Prior to that, Gene Austin also served at BMC Software, Dell, and Austin Ventures said that Gene Austin will focus on the B2B software market, with a particular emphasis on SaaS and Cloud computing applications.