Richardson Eco-System for Entrepreneurs

Richardson offers a proven business environment for start-up businesses, which includes the following features:

Access to Venture Capital - Where is the money?
Richardson contacts provide access to State/Federal Funding, Equity Funding, SBA Loans and other possible financing possibilities. For more information, click here.
Prestige/History - Would a certain address add credibility?
Richardson's Telecom Corridor®area builds on a rich history of entrepreneurial success stories and watershed events in the technological sector. To find out more about the history of the Telecom Corridor®area click here.
University Connections - Where is the knowledge?
Richardson is home to the University of Texas at Dallas - the most selective public university in Texas. REDP has an ongoing affiliation with UT Dallas faculty members, in order to commercialize technologies that can be the foundation of high-tech start-up companies.
Facilities - Can you afford it?
Richardson has more than 30 million square feet of available and affordable office, flex and industrial space. REDP staff can guide your search for suitable space, by helping you understand the local market. For more information, please contact John Jacobs, Sr. VP of Economic Development, 972.792.2802.
Business Incubators - Where do you go when low-cost space is needed?
Richardson has several options for incubating start-up companies. In addition to STARTech, several Richardson property owners are willing to offer start-up companies deep discounts on lease rates, shorter lease terms and other advantages on a case-by-case basis. For further information, click here
Contact: John Jacobs, Senior VP for Economic Development

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