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Old Posted Apr 20, 2018, 12:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Urban recluse View Post
Agreed. The focus needs to be on attracting new companies to the city, helping small business grow, and startups.
Yup. I used to think the first of these was the most important component for regional growth, but later came to realize the last two were the key. Fun facts; research indicated (a few years back) that start ups by women had a much higher survival rate over the first five years than those started by men. But, and it's a big but, the businesses started by men, if they survived, grew at a much faster rate. This was fodder for some policy development work undertaken by the Women's Enterprise Initiative..
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