A Capital Idea: The New Texas CAPCO Program

A Capital Idea: The New Texas CAPCO Program
Authors/editors: Beasley, Byron L.; Ballard, Paul B.
Type: journal
Publisher: Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin
Series: Texas Business Review
Date: 2006-02
Full text: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/14912


As the Texas economy continues its expansion from the 2001 recession, the need for seed and growth capital for young companies is intense. A new funding program addresses this need, authorized by the Texas Legislature in 2001 and implemented in 2005. The Texas Certified Capital Company Program provides alternative sources of venture capital to Texas entrepreneurs.