Prosperous economies have steady streams of companies starting up and growing. Especially vital are the high-growth firms that market innovative technologies, products, and business models. These companies create the rags-to-riches path that has come to be known as the American Dream.
“President Obama and I both know that one of America’s greatest strengths is our entrepreneurial spirit,” said Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker. “Our creativity, willingness to take risks, and ability to learn from failure has helped us build a strong, innovative, and competitive economy.”