Source: Press Release, Cong. Aumua Amata’s office
Thursday, following a hearing of the House Small Business Subcommittee on Health & Technology, Chairman Aumua Amata expressed her optimism on the potential for high tech companies to operate and greatly impact the economies of rural areas like American Samoa.
“It is essential that we help foster growth in the app industry,” said Amata. “It has been noted that by 2017, the app industry will potentially be worth $151 billion. This unprecedented growth is a boon to our economy, which relies upon the success of our entrepreneurs and small businesses,” continued Amata.