Mountain West Venture Group honored the 100 fastest growing companies in Utah yesterday at the Grand America Hotel. Senator Bob Bennett gave a keynote speech about entrepreneurship and creating jobs. He complains that most senators are lawyers and don’t even understand something as straightforward to a small business owner as a K-1 form and the tax rates associated with partnerships and S-Corporations. As a former businessman, he has tried to raise their awareness of small business issues.
MyFamily.com, with more than $100 million in revenue last year, was noticeably absent from the top 100 list. I can only surmise that the company didn’t want to provide detailed financial information before its IPO. (This is just my personal conjecture.) It should be on the Inc 500 list which is just coming out,