Houston Chronicle: Investors extend $610,000 to veteran-owned businesses

Investors extended at least $610,000 in investment offers to veteran-owned businesses that participated Friday and Saturday in the third annual EO-Houston Veterans Business Battle.

Funnel Science, a Web marketing company, received the largest offer from the event at $250,000.

Other companies receiving investment offers during the banquet Saturday include: $200,000 to Veteran MFG, a body armor and ballistics company; $100,000 to True Made Foods, which produces paleo sauces including ketchup, barbecue and sriracha; $50,000 to GH Mobil, an auto shop that brings mechanics to the customers; and $10,000 to Shield International, which virtually trains schools, businesses and others on tactical responses to active shooters and other urgent situations.