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Texas Coalition for Capital Connects Companies to Capital:
Coalition Releases Blue Chip List of Capital Sources
Texas Coalition for Capital - by Craig Casselberry 512.477.6400
Austin, Texas - January 28, 2009 The Texas Coalition for Capital is announcing the release
of the most comprehensive list of capital sources in Texas.
The Blue Chip Investors list will detail public and private funding sources that are
actively investing in all business sectors across the state.
The announcement coincides with the Texas Emerging Technology Fund 2009 Venture Capital Symposium, a two-day event taking place in Austin that introduces the program's portfolio companies to prospective investors.
"I believe that emerging companies need better access to capital to ensure their growth over
the long term," said Craig Casselberry, president of the Texas Coalition for Capital. "This
list will provide the information needed to allow these companies to access early stage funding."
Access to working capital often makes the difference between success and failure for small and
emerging companies. Working with industry partners, investors, and public and private sector
leaders, the Texas Coalition for Capital has become the premier resource in Texas for
information on public and private sources of long term capital for entrepreneurs and
The Coalition continues to promote strong economic development and job creation in Texas by
connecting companies with capital. Many small businesses are unaware of the broad spectrum of
funding sources at their disposal. With the help of an impressive advisory board consisting of
distinguished business leaders and entrepreneurs from across the state, the Coalition has
helped secure nearly one billion dollars in funding for programs supporting young companies.
About Texas Coalition for Capital
The Texas Coalition for Capital is a non-profit, statewide coalition of leaders supporting
economic development and job creation through long-term access to capital for Texas
entrepreneurs and emerging companies. Our mission includes serving as a resource for
promising young Texas companies, entrepreneurs, investors, economic developers, and
other stakeholders within our emerging investment infrastructure.
For more information about the Texas Coalition for Capital please visit www.texascapital.org.
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