In 2014, 136 LA County-based companies were included on the Inc. 5,000 list of high-growth startups, accounting for just below three percent of the top 5,000 firms nationwide. While that may not sound impressive, Silicon Valley had just 143 companies on the list.
Los Angeles will nearly double the share of high-growth startups to five percent of the top 5,000 firms nationwide.
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Economic Impact of LA Street Vendors
Have you been following the #LAStreetVendors movement? According to the East LA Community Corporation's (ELACC) report, Sidewalk Stimulus, LA street vendors support more than 5,000 jobs in LA.
Did you know? Immigrant workers are an entrepreneurial force - they are more likely to be self-employed than US-born workers AND more likely to be employed in general. Check out the Pew Research Center report to learn more!