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A Capital Idea: The New Texas CAPCO Program

Paul Ballard and Byron Beasley discuss in-depth the Texas CAPCO Program and its benefits in Texas Business Review:

As the Texas economy continues its expansion from the 2001 recession, the need for seed and growth capital for young companies is intense. Unfortunately, venture capital funds and angel investors are often the only sources of funds for entrepreneurs. In the aftermath of the “dot-com” boom and bust, venture funds are much more risk-averse than they were a decade ago. The result is an enormous need for capital among startup companies in Texas that otherwise have few funding options.

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