Mike Dodd joined Austin Ventures in 2008 and focuses on early and expansion-stage software and web-enabled business and consumer services.
Prior to AV, Mike was SVP of Corporate Development with Omniture, Inc., a publicly traded analytics and online business optimization software company that was acquired by Adobe for $1.8 billion.
During his tenure, which began prior to Omniture’s IPO, Mike led the identification, acquisition, and integration efforts around Omniture’s acquisition of two domestic and two international companies that totaled approximately $500 million in consideration. Prior to Omniture, Mike was Senior Vice President and General Manager at Ancestry.com, a consumer online content subscription business.
He was also a Partner with Europatweb, a venture capital firm where he worked with companies such as Liquidity Services Inc. and Ancestry.com, and a technology investment banker with Robertson Stephens in San Francisco.
Mike received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in finance from Syracuse University.
Board & Advisor Roles (8)Update
|Jun, 2016||Spredfast||$50M / Series F||Austin Ventures|
|Oct, 2015||RunTitle||$8M / Series A||Austin Ventures|
|Feb, 2014||MOGL||$10.5M / Series B||Austin Ventures|
|Jan, 2014||Spredfast||$32.5M / Series D||Austin Ventures|
|Sep, 2013||RunTitle||$4M / Seed (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Feb, 2013||Spredfast||$18M / Series C||Austin Ventures|
|Jun, 2012||MapMyFitness||$9M / Series B (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|May, 2012||Mass Relevance||$3.3M / Series A (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Jan, 2012||MOGL||$12M / Series B||Austin Ventures|
|Sep, 2011||Spredfast||$12M / Series B||Austin Ventures|
|Mar, 2011||Limos.com||$10M / Series A (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Feb, 2011||MOGL||$2.4M / Series A||Austin Ventures|
|Dec, 2010||Mass Relevance||$2.2M / Seed||Austin Ventures|
|Aug, 2010||MapMyFitness||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Apr, 2010||Spredfast||$1.6M / Series A (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Dec, 2009||The American Academy||$5.9M / Series B (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Aug, 2009||PublicEngines||$7.2M / Series B (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Jun, 2009||LocalStack||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Austin Ventures|
|Jun 19, 2014||TechCrunch - Venture Investors Begin To Drill In To Oil Deals|
|Jun 10, 2014||TechCrunch - Venture Capital Keeps Austin Startups Flush|
|Jun 4, 2014||TechCrunch - Meet The Judges For The TechCrunch Pitch-Off In Austin|
|Aug 25, 2013||FinSMEs - RunTitle raises 4000000 in venture round|
|May 15, 2013||TechCrunch - TechStars Arrives In Austin, Will Launch First Program In August|
|May 15, 2013||The Next Web - The Next Stop For TechStars Is Austin, Texas|
|May 9, 2011||TechCrunch - Cattle Vaccine, Chip Verification Software Take Top Prizes At 2011 Moot Corp. Competition|
|Mar 29, 2011||FinSMEs - Limos.com Raises $10M in Venture Capital Financing|