Emerging Technology Fund

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Tech Fund Replaced With University Fund

The Texas Legislature has abolished a technology incentive program that former Gov. Rick Perry used to distribute $200 million in taxpayer funds to Texas startups.

06/01/2015

(credit: Annie Potasznik)

State House Votes To Dissolve Startup Fund

The Texas House has preliminarily passed a plan revamping the state’s economic incentive programs, including dissolving a pet fund of Rick Perry that funneled $200 million in taxpayer dollars to startups.

05/01/2015

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Perry’s Tech Fund Shows Gains Despite Bankruptcies

More bankruptcies within Gov. Rick Perry’s portfolio of Texas startups getting taxpayer dollars didn’t dampen a better year on paper for the Emerging Technology Fund.

02/04/2014