In 2016, 285 LA-based companies were included in INC's 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. This is 5.7 percent of the top 5,000 firms nation-wide and an increase from 136 companies on the 2014 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!