Houston Business Journal – by Christine Hall, Reporter
Everyone’s reason for becoming an angel investor is different. If George Jarkesy Jr. stopped being an angel investor, he said it would be like the world coming to a halt.
“It’s like inertia, once you put it in motion — if you stop it, everything stops,” said Jarkesy, a fund manager at Houston-based John Thomas Capital Management Group LLC. “You’ll notice that a lot of angel investors are entrepreneurs because we are enthusiastic about building companies, and that is what we want to help do for others.”
Still, it’s been a challenge for investor groups to get noticed, even when …