LA2050

Metric

Venture capital investment create
In 2016, the Los Angeles metro region attracted $5.4 billion in venture capital, or 7.8 percent of the total share of venture capital dollars in the U.S.
Our target:
Los Angeles will have doubled the share of venture capital dollars the region collects, capturing about 12 percent of the nationwide total.
12 %
2049
8 %
2016

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Street
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Immigrants & Entrepreneurship

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