Immigrant Entrepreneurship Erodes

Up Start Business Journal
October 2, 2012

America is losing one of its great historical advantages: its attractiveness to immigrant entrepreneurs.

A study from the Kauffman Foundation released today indicates that since 2005, the proportion of U.S. companies founded by immigrants fell, and it dropped the most in the California, where foreign-born entrepreneurs have played a huge role in everything from founding future tech giants to funding them.

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