• Building the Venture Capital Industry in Mexico 

    Kappaz, Christina; McNeece, John B. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    In many developing countries, venture capital investing remains a nascent industry. However, investment in private equity has been picking up in Mexico and throughout Latin America over the past year as investors regain ...
  • A Capital Idea: The New Texas CAPCO Program 

    Beasley, Byron L.; Ballard, Paul B. (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-22)
    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 ...
  • Operating Guidelines for Effective Venture Capital Funds Management 

    Dorsey, Terry (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-09)
    Extending Liles' work in the development of an effective "enabling strategy," the author has formulated a set of 20 operating guidelines for effective venture capital funds management. The guidelines presented in this paper ...
  • Texas Venture Capital Programs: Recommendations for Taxpayer Profits and Improved Accountability 

    Schmisseur, Dan; Overmoyer, Rich (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-02-08)
    Since 2005, state taxpayers have provided nearly $600 million for two venture capital programs: the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) and the Texas Certified Capital Company Program (CAPCO). Both programs make investments ...
  • Two Views of Venture Capital: The Entrepreneur 

    Gerhardt, David (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    Imagine you are an entrepreneur. You have started a rapidly-growing venture, or at least you have devised a realistic plan for one. after carefully assembling an operating plan, including a detailed budget, you determine ...
  • Two Views of Venture Capital: The Investor 

    Tims, Stan (Bureau of Business Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012-03-23)
    The venture capital business is changing, again. Coincident with the rapid evolution of technology and industry, the venture capital business has in its short history, reinvented itself and its image. The number of services ...
  • Venture Capital Funds Management: Portfolio Selection, Operation, and Control 

    Dorsey, Terry (IC² Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, 2014-12-09)
    A two-phase model for venture capital portfolio selection and management is presented. The portfolio selection phase of the model, based on data collected in a 1974 study of 140 venture capital firms and 368 venture capital ...