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Rudy Garza

Advisor Austin, Texas Area, US

Board Observer, Flash Valet and Board Member/Board Observer, Motion Computing.

Board Observer, Flash Valet and Board Member/Board Observer, Motion Computing.

9 vouches

Involved In


G-51 Capital Management LLC


Capital Factory
Reaction Housing
Motion Computing
Guardian Sensor
Flash Valet
Motion Computing


Founder and Managing Partner G-51 Capital Management LLC 1996 - present
Board Observer Flash Valet January 2012 - present
Board Member/Board Observer Motion Computing 2005 - present
Board Member/Observer Socialware May 2009 - May 2014
Board Member Memeo 2005 - March 2014
Board Memeber/Board Observer Augmentix Corporation 2005 - 2008


The University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business Finance 1989 - 1991

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Fundraising
  • • Market research
  • • Innovation
  • • Accelerators
  • • Venture capital
  • • Enterprise
  • • Startup incubators
  • • Product strategy
  • • University
  • • Business Development
  • • Business networking
  • • Business Strategy
  • • Consulting
  • • CTO Mentoring
  • • Entrepreneurship
  • • PaaS
  • • Chief Innovation Officer
  • • Corproate VC
  • • Innovation Curation
Markets of Interest
  • • Payments
  • • Media
  • • Hardware
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Financial Services
  • • Recruiting
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Transportation
  • • Mobile
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Games
  • • Education
  • • Commerce
  • • Robotics
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Real Estate
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)

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David Abraham
We worked together  •  Cyber Security Analyst - Government Contractor, Information Innovators Inc. (Triple-i). Previously Intern, G-51 Capital Management.
Rudy is great at getting people together and finding opportunities. He is a pleasure to work with and a great advisor.
David Altounian
We worked together  •  Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, St. Edwards University and Partner, Capital Factory. Kellogg grad.
Rudy has been an investor in multiple companies and has been in the tech scene for many years as an advisor and investor. He understands wh ... at drives both investment and scalable business approaches.
Elizabeth Quintanilla, MBA
They're my friends  •  Senior Managing Partner, Rockabilly Investments, LLC. The University of Texas at Austin grad. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Rudy is an excellent angel investor who connects and gives back to UT-Austin
Dave Powell
CEO, Pro Hockey Vision and CEO, SandOaks, LLC. Stanford grad.
Rudy has tremendous insight and great advice for founders and experienced business people alike. He is a wonderful person to know.
Kevin Castello
Founder, Best Fit Capital and Adjunct Faculty, Baylor University EMBA.
Kara Gillis
Senior Consultant, Deloitte. Previously Branding and Marketing Intern, Wormhole IT.
I worked with Rudy while completing my MBA at Duke for an internship as a "Venture Scholar" where I reviewed startup pitches as the first sc ... reening mechanism. I highly enjoyed working with Rudy, and I can vouch for him as a savvy investor, impactful operator and great mentor.
Devin Fee
Operations, and President, Notre Dame Club of Austin.
Welcome, Rudy!
Michael Crider
VP Marketing, Apogee Results and SXSW Interactive - Advisory Board, SXSW. George Mason grad.
His vision.
Len Chermack
Board Adviser VistaraIT, NetEnrich, and Listler. Serial CEO and co-founder of several SaaS and Cloud companies in Ca and Texas.
Rudy is one the key VC mover and shakers in Austin.

Tom Ball
They're my friends  •  Partner, Ball Peoples. The University of Texas at Austin grad.
Depth of experience.