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How to Access CARES Act Funding For Your Community Recovery Efforts

For the first time since it was established in the 1960s under President Johnson, all communities can now apply for aid grants from the Economic Development Administration (EDA).  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) has injected massive federal funding into this previously small program, with the aim of supporting nationwide community recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our Post-COVID Economic Transformation Will Need Innovative Leadership

It’s often been said of late that we’re ‘in it together.’ As our economy works to overcome the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses have adopted this mentality. After all, as the economy goes, so goes private enterprise. 

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Now is the Time to Re-Engineer the Technology Economy for Growth

Times are certainly hard in the private sector. And yet, they also present us with a timely opportunity. The global health crisis of COVID-19 is a catastrophic disruption that’s also our best chance to rethink some of the conventional wisdom around economic expansion. 

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“As an investor, there’s no better group to have in my corner than Waymaker. Their ability to grasp long-range technology trends, along with their uncanny ability to read individual talent makes picking market winners that much easier.”

Blair Garrou

Managing Director, Mercury Fund

“Julie Huls is a true transformational leader whose vision and dedication has been instrumental in growing the Austin tech community into what it is today.”

Manoj Saxena

Venture Capitalist