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Houston must attract more venture capital or be left behind

A recent report from the institute's McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation warns that Houston risks being shut out of America’s future innovation economy if it can’t attract more growth venture capital. McNair Center director Ed Egan discusses the report's findings in an interview with Houston Public Media: http://bit.ly/2FXiSN5.