Head of Platform
Austin Grisham is the Head of Platform at Bee Partners. He focuses on three key areas: fund strategy, portfolio operations, and ecosystem expansion. He brings a background in entrepreneurship as a founder, angel investor, and active operator. He has worked internationally with experiences spanning the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Central America working with organizations, founders, and startups.
Austin is a 3x founder and former owner/operator of a Whole Foods product company. He initially established a boutique agency focused on storytelling, web dev, advertising, and brand strategy. Next, he founded an agricultural supply chain startup based in Rwanda working to integrate an organic supply chain for larger consumer brands in makeup, food production, and other consumables. He continues to stay involved in the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the U.S. and Africa.
Austin has been a photographer for over twenty years earning several awards and being published on platforms in the outdoor industry for product and brand photography. He spends his free time with family and friends, often skiing in the winter exploring resorts and the backcountry, and in the summers, he's biking and golfing.