Maine is 0.4% of the U.S. population and 0.3% of the U.S. GDP, yet it gets just 0.1% of the U.S. venture capital investment.
Business investment fuels job creation for Maine.
Maine's building trades benefit from investments in job creation.
Investing in people will ultimately benefit everyone. If we want to grow our economy, we must invest in our workforce.
It stimulates spending and generates tax dollars, helping the individual workers, their families, their neighborhood and our entire state.
When investors look at Maine, they find public policies that make it tough to provide workers with quality jobs, including high costs and tax burdens, lack of workers, poor infrastructure and burdensome business regulations.
Innovators and entrepreneurs are risk-takers, and they help to create foundational jobs, which are critical for Maine’s long-term economic prosperity.
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