Small businesses do not get enough respect. Those companies between 10 - 100 employees and over $1,000,000 in revenue are sometimes called "second stage" companies. It is these types of businesses that are the economic engine of the State. But all the tax incentives and loan assistance goes to big companies or fancy high tech startups. Finally, someone is advocating more attention be given to these second state companies. The concept is "Economic Gardening". Helping cultivate the small business rather than going out "Hunting" for a trophy company to move into your city or state. The article below hits the bulls eye.
A New Tactic For Creating Jobs