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San Antonio 2018 Economic Forecast: Acceleration

By Pat Niekamp Steve Nivin, Ph.D., an associate professor of economics at St. Mary’s University, began his assessment by noting the US economy is now in its 100th month of expansion—the third-longest stretch in history. Nivin’s “go to” statistic on the economy is found in the yield curve, which plots interest rates on bonds of […]Read More

If You Build It, Will They Come?

GETTING BIOTECH VENTURE CAPITAL INTO HOUSTON  By Graham Randall, PhD When it comes to transforming Houston’s promising biotechnology into marketable products, the number and size of venture capital deals has been the hardest metric to improve. The typical VC investor looks for companies with strategic business plans driven by strong management teams. And there’s the […]Read More

How I . . .

TURNED TRAGEDY INTO INSPIRATION  AND ACTION By Janet Campbell My non-smoker mother died of lung cancer with no family history of the disease. Her death ten years ago was a decisive moment in my life. My life’s work has been in medical devices, where I’ve always been proud of being part of the best health […]Read More