Texas Tops Nation In Nurturing Startups, New Report Says

Sunday, September 11, 2016

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Texas is one of the top incubators for startups and its cities are a hotbed of entrepreneurs, according to a new report from the Kauffman Foundation.

Austin topped the list of U.S. metros with the most startup activity. After Austin, the top four metropolitan areas are Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas.

But Texas as a whole fared well, too, according to the report. It has the most startup activity among its peer group of large states, even when compared to Florida, New York and California. Houston, Dallas and San Antonio were among the top 13 metro areas. Dallas came in 12th place, behind Austin and Houston but ahead of San Antonio.

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Home to the 11th Largest Cattle Producing County Nationwide

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Gonzales County, located on the eastern side of GVEC’s service territory, is currently ranked as the 11th largest calf and cattle producing county in the nation. Just one example of the quality operations continually growing here is Graham Cattle Company located in Gonzales, TX. Graham boasts the capacity to handle 45,000 head of cattle.