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A startup school — for investors

A Houston Chronicle article on efforts to attract wealthy local investors to support Houston-area startups cites a recent study by McNair Center director Edward J. Egan showing that startups formed through existing incubators and accelerators in Houston raise venture capital at substantially lower rates than successful institutions in Silicon Valley.

Click here to read the article: http://bit.ly/2sBlz0u. The study can be found at: http://bit.ly/2sB9pF5.