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Houstonians Are Using Crowdfunding to Launch Businesses and Ideas

Posted on · The Internet has become a valuable tool for many people, including plenty here in Houston, to raise funds for everything from schools to business ideas. So-called crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo allow users to tap into potential capital from around the world to launch a new product or funds to complete an art project. […]

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High Speed Rail, Space Port, Crowdfunding, and the Ring Cycle: Houston Matters for Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Posted on · Former Harris County judge and Texas Central Railway PresidentĂ‚ Robert Eckels is behind an effort to construct a privately funded bullet train between Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth. The mayors of those cities, late last month, expressed their unified support for the project. Texas Central Railway first proposed the plan to build the rail line back […]