Flyover Country

Wolfe, Sean
May 2007
Red Herring;5/28/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 17/18, p24
Trade Publication
The article deals with the decision of some venture capitalists in the U.S. to focus their investments on businesses across the country. It is stated that venture capitalists are realizing that it's just as profitable to look for deals stateside as overseas. According to the author, Texas is an obvious choice for many, because of strong research universities and volumes of high-tech talent. Eric O'Brien, general partner of Menlo Park, California-based Lightspeed Ventures, relates the advantages of having several investments in Texas.


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