Austin Walne

PARTNER 

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Austin Walne is a Partner at Artis Ventures focused on investing in breakthrough technologies, primarily at the convergence of technology and biology. Before Artis Ventures, he advised institutional investors in the secondary market for private company shares and held positions in software development and product management in a variety of sectors. Previously, he managed political and public affairs campaigns at the state and federal levels for candidates, interest groups, and corporations including serving as digital director for a major presidential campaign.

Austin serves as a Board Director of Second Front Systems and is a Board Observer at Locus Biosciences. Previously, he was a Board Director at Stringify and a Board Observer at Looksharp.

Austin received his B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Tennessee and holds FINRA Series 62, 63, 65 licenses.