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<aside> ๐Ÿ‘‹ Thanks for taking the time to learn about Witz! We are a team of content creators, fintech advisors and early-stage investors.


๐Ÿ“ฑย ย TikTok

๐Ÿ—ž Substack

๐Ÿ“ธ Instagram

๐Ÿ’ผ LinkedIn

Austin Hankwitz ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผย Co-Founder & General Partner |๐Ÿ“ Nashville, Tennessee | ๐Ÿ“š Univ. of Tennessee (Finance) | LinkedIn

In 2020, Austin began posting personal finance and investing videos on TikTok - drawing from experiences as a Strategic Financial Analyst for Amedisys (AMED). He quickly grew a dedicated community of over 500,000 followers and thousands of subscribers to his long-form written analysis. Austin has been featured on Bloomberg, Business Insider, CNBC, Market Watch, New York Times and more.

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Christian Blackwell ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ Co-Founder & General Partner |๐Ÿ“ West Palm Beach, Florida | ๐Ÿ“š Univ. of Virginia (Commerce) | LinkedIn

Christian was the Mark Boice Germain Scholar & Warwick D. Johnston Global Scholar at UVA's McIntire School and worked as a Management Consultant in PwCโ€™s Pricing & Profitability practice. In early 2020, he began working with Austin to build his online reach and foster relationships with early-stage fintech companies. He now heads content ideation, portfolio management, and capital deployment.

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Arielle Sobel ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ผย Advisor |๐Ÿ“ New York, New York | ๐Ÿ“š Hofstra University (Communications) | LinkedIn

Arielle is Global Head of Communications at 21Shares, the world's largest provider of crypto exchange traded products. Sobel was most recently Director of Communications at the world's largest robo-advisor, Betterment. Sobel was at Betterment for eight years and helped the company grow from $100 million to $30 billion in assets. Before that, she was an account executive at Hill+Knowlton Strategies.


๐Ÿ‘ฅย Portfolio

Investing alongside Accel, Dorm Room Fund, First Round, Forerunner Ventures, General Catalyst, MANTIS Venture Capital, Norwest Ventures, Serena Ventures, Tiger Global Management, Upfront Ventures, Y-Combinator, and folks like 3LAU, Adam Nash, Biz Stone, Chris Camillo, Graham Stephan, Jared Leto, Jimmy Donaldson (Mr. Beast), Justin Kan, Kevin Mayer, Josh Richards, Nas Daily, Steven Chen, and Whitney Wolfe Herd

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