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General Partner @
Investments
14 Investments in 9 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Austin
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Thomas Ball is a founding general partner of Next Coast Ventures, a venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage information technology companies, with a primary focus on Internet, software and technology-enabled business and consumer services.

Tom was previously at Austin Ventures from 2005-2015 where he served as a general partner. He was also the first investor in RetailMeNot, Inc.

Prior to his involvement with Austin Ventures and RetailMeNot, Tom founded a number of successful companies, including Openfield Technologies, which merged with Razorgator Interactive Group, where Tom was CEO, and eCoupons, where he was also CEO until the sale of the company to Lifeminders (NASDAQ: LFMN).

Jobs (9)

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Founding General Partner

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Founder
May, 2005
2015
General Partner
2002
Dec 1, 2004
Co-Founder
2000
2001
VP Business Development
1999
2000
CEO & Founder
1997
1999
Principal
1995
1997
Engagement Manager

Education (2)

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