At a recent campaign rally in Virginia, the President said, “If you’ve got a small business, you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” Yesterday in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Ben Bruno, who started a small technology company back in 1986 and grew it through good times and bad, disagreed. He writes:
President Obama created a lot of hype in Roanoke recently when he said, “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” Other politicians promise, “We are here to help small business.” As a business owner in Richmond, I decided to offer my experience on the subject
I founded STR Software in May 1986, leaving a well-paying position at Hewlett-Packard. Although I loved HP, I wanted to pursue my passion to develop software products and create a customer base with recurring support revenue — and to have the personal freedom to work whenever and however I wanted.
You can learn more about the pending Regulatory Tidal Wave the Administration has planned for after November by visiting stopthetidalwave.org.