Austin is well-known to businesses as a place of great diversity, but securing a strong presence in the city is very difficult as businesses and start-ups have to make sure their proposals would please everyone. According to a Capital Factory boss, the tech community in Austin should support a bond that would open opportunities for everyone and let investments in easily. He cites that it is very difficult to pass a bond in Austin because of the bureaucracy involved and the transportation situation in the city. Austin, the boss said, is on the right track in tackling transportation first, but without good technology-friendly policy and budget, Austin will still have problems in the future.
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