It’s not like we don’t have a presence :-) Spiceworks, Sparefoot, TheZebra, Bazaarvoice.
Mike Maples, Jr.

Richard, as we have discussed when we were raising the two rounds for my company we decided to keep the corporate headquarters in LA, even though most of the work is done in Austin. This was primarily because it’s easier raising money with a decent valuation with an LA address instead of an Austin one. Even though I have lived in Austin since the mid 70s I believe Mike is correct on this one. That is why we did strategic investors from across the US with no Austin investors. Let’s hope your and my companies can help bring more firms like his back to Austin.

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