Episode 82: Robert McClain, Ph.D.

Free Money for Small Businesses

Every entrepreneur knows that finding funding is difficult. And sometimes, investors want you to give away tons of equity in exchange for their capital. That?s where ?America?s Seed Fund? or SBIR grants, come in! In this episode, Dr. Robert McClain, Assistant Vice President of Research and Innovation at HSC, explains his findings regarding the lack of SBIR grants awarded in Tarrant County. He dives into the details of why Tarrant County is not winning more of these awards, and what can be done to change this. He believes that assisting entrepreneurs to tap into these grant awards will catalyze innovation in Fort Worth.



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