Between 2000 and 2013, LA County originated 35,499 patents, second in the nation to Santa Clara County, which generated 113,581. In 2013, Los Angeles County generated almost 36 patents per 100,000 inhabitants.
Los Angeles County will generate more than 90 patents per 100,000 inhabitants.
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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!