MARY KRAMER: Turn focus to second-stage companies

Kramer, Mary
June 2009
Crain's Detroit Business;6/29/2009, Vol. 25 Issue 26, p7
The article discusses economic gardening in Detroit, Michigan. The Edward Lowe Foundation in southwestern Michigan subscribes to a theory of economic development called "economic gardening." It is stated that it refers to identifying resident entrepreneurial companies based in a given community that seem to grow and add jobs quickly. The Lowe Foundation has created a free Web site that provides business data from all 50 states and trains people in peer learning.


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