Diverting Capital to Sexy Startups over to Main Street

Finally, a competent analysis of small business capital priorities.

Should capital flow to sexy, hi-tech, green startups, or do we make sure we get capital to the less glamorous mom and pop Main Street entrepreneurs who provide jobs and infrastructure to their local communities?

This Denver Post article questions this premise, and wonders why the commitment isn’t consistent to both groups.

“Hearing about this focus on startups and innovation, it’s really trying to jump on a train that left the station years ago. Having a focus on the businesses that exist here now and nurturing them will ultimately lead to greater economic impact than any startup work that we do here in Denver.”

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