Like many provinces in Canada, the state of Maine is known for small business; they even pride themselves on it. However, as Perry Newman, President of Atlantica Group LLC argues, what Maine residents love about their state, is also what is holding them back. More than 90% of their businesses have fewer than 50 employees, and the fact that you can count the Maine companies traded on the NYSE and the NASDAQ on one hand worries Newman.
In Maine’s Gigantic Need for Big Business, Newman explains some changes that need to be made to the economy of Maine in order for it to create more jobs and a more prosperous economic environment .
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