Did you know that immigrants are more likely to be entrepreneurs than native born Americans? In a recent report on the economic impact of immigrant entrepreneurship in Massachusetts, foreign-born business owners produce 14% of all net business income to the state.
Our friends at FWD.us are tirelessly working on promoting policies in the United States to keep our country’s economy competitive in the global market. They have created a campaign pushing for comprehensive immigration reform–an initiative started by key leaders in the tech community to promote policies that maximize our knowledge economy. Considering the fact that Studio Issa’s founder is a Brazilian-Lebanese-American (that’s a mouthful!) immigrant herself, we are more than proud to assist FWD.us and their efforts in any way we can. Check out this infographic we created for FWD.us on the economic impact of foreign-born business owners in Massachusetts: