HARLINGEN, Texas – According to wine entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author, Craig Hall, the business climate in Texas is excellent.

“I have got to tell you, there is a difference between the business climate in California and the business climate in Texas. It is a pleasure to be a Texan. It is a pleasure to have a business climate like we have in Texas and both from a tax standpoint there is encouragement but also from just a business climate standpoint,” Hall said, pictured above.

Janie Barrera

“Texas in my view is in for a great growth over the next probably 20 years, as far as I can see. I am just very, very excited and bullish on Texas.”

A private, independent non-profit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) called LiftFund provides credit and services to small businesses and entrepreneurs who do not have access to loans from commercial sources. 

Recently, LiftFund CEO and Founder Janie Barrera featured entrepreneur and bestselling author Hall, in a webinar. 

In 1994, Liftfund CEO and founder Janie Barrera opened the first LiftFund office in San Antonio with three employees. Today, Liftfund has offices in 14 states that provide a pathway to financial success for entrepreneurs. 

Here is the webinar:

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