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Articles by John Thornton

John Thornton is chairman of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit news organization based in Austin. Thornton has been a software and media investor at Austin Ventures since 1990, and was the managing partner of the firm from 2005 to 2008. AV is the largest non-coastal venture capital firm in the U.S., with $4 billion under management. Prior to joining AV, John was with McKinsey & Co., where he served clients in the U.S. and Europe. He is a graduate of Trinity University and Stanford.
March 31, 2010
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