“The recent stimulus package should be used to provide government backed loans and equity investments to follow VC funding. So far, this blend of public and private capital has generated a reasonably positive response. And if the government were to match some percentage of VC investments in growing businesses, this stimulus funding would unleash a near instant and significant level of investment, spending and jobs,” writes Larry Harding, the president of High Street Partners, in a guest post on VentureBeat today.
Stimulus funding for start-ups? And for those that have already received VC no less? What do you think?