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By Tony Cantu – Patch
April 4, 2019

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, on Thursday announced European networking provider Brodynt has opened its U.S. headquarters in Austin.

The HQ is located at 600 Congress Ave. Chamber officials said the move reflects the city’s growing international appeal among firms. The company plans to hire up to 20 employees in its Austin office by 2021, chamber officials added.

“In choosing Austin, Brodynt reinforces our region’s standing as an international destination for innovative companies,” Opportunity Austin Senior Vice President of Economic Development Charisse Bodischs aid in a prepared statement. “These additional jobs will give Austinites more opportunities to find work and provide for themselves and their families. This is another win for Opportunity Austin, our region, and our community. ”

Brodynt Global Services SL., is a European internet access and networking provider that serves more than 200 countries, chamber officials said. Founded in 2013 with initial capital of $3,500, Brodynt closed its 2018 fiscal year with $6.7 million in revenue. It was ranked 237th on the 2019 Financial Times list of 1,000 fastest growing companies in Europe, the chamber adds. The company currently has nearly 40 employees with plans to expand to 50 this year.

“Our focus is on offering internet access and networking solutions, such as SDWAN and IPsec VPN, globally but with a local approach,” Brodynt Co-founder Marcus Muñoz said in a prepared statement. “We are committed to a better and faster service delivery in our covered 200 countries. Customer satisfaction from our business customers is key for Brodynt”.

Company officials said Brodynt’s Austin office will focus on business development and customer service. Having a US-based office will allow the company to offer 24/7 support across time zones.

Managing Director, Americas, Joseph Goodyear will spearhead Brodynt’s Americas market strategy. He expounded: “Brodynt’s track record of success speaks for itself and I am honored to join such a fast moving, customer centric organization. This is an incredibly exciting time for Brodynt, as we develop and grow our commitment to our customer base to ensure our values are aligned with theirs.”

About Opportunity Austin

Opportunity Austin is the economic development initiative aimed at fostering job-creating investment in the five-county Central Texas region. Top priorities include boosting economic diversification to proactively strengthen the economy, deepening the talent pool through development and attraction, and keeping the Greater Austin region attractive to entrepreneurs, business leaders and site selectors through advocacy on issues such as a comprehensive regional transportation system and regional collaboration. Since 2004, Opportunity Austin has helped bring more than 400,000 total jobs to the Austin region. Learn more about Opportunity Austin by clicking here.