Benson Capital Partners, venture fund backed by Gayle Benson, to invest $53M

Rob Lalka

Rob Lalka, professor of practice and executive director of the Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was interviewed by for a story about the impact of Saints owner Gayle Benson’s announcement that she intends to invest $53 million in Gulf South companies.

“What will now happen is that as they invest, others will co-invest alongside them. That’s what's promising. The companies that are getting the opportunities now are the ones that are able to self-fund, and this widens the aperture of the number of companies that will have access to capital.”

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