Quake Capital, an early stage investor focused on making seed level investments across a wide range of industries, hired Jason Fernandez as Managing Partner for the Austin based program.
Based in Austin, Fernandez will manage Quake’s ATX office and be responsible for overseeing its ATX accelerator program, as well as the firm’s Investor and Advisor Network.
Fernandez, who brings 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector across startup, midsize and large corporate landscapes, joins Quake from BASE Equity Partners, where he served as an operations and finance partner.
Over the course of his career, including the last decade in Austin, Fernandez has been involved with numerous capital raises, investments and acquisitions across industry verticals.
He has been an Executive Board member for both Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas and College Forward and also served as Board President.
Fernandez is currently an Executive Board member for TeXchange.
Led by founding partner Chad Burgess, Quake Capital is an accelerator focused on making seed level investments in new and early stage ventures across a wide range of industries. The firm, which has made 101 investments to date, works closely with key advisers, and taps into exclusive relationships developed over the last 30 years to give access to the top players in technology, finance, development, manufacturing and distribution.
Quake is currently accepting applications for its Austin accelerator launching in late Spring. For more information on Quake and to apply to its accelerator, please visit: https://www.quakecapital.com/atx.