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While Hispanics entrepreneurialism is fueling economic growth in other cities and outpacing other demographics, Milwaukee is dead last for the rate of Hispanic business ownership. According to research by the Latino Donor Collaborative and Stanford University, Latino -owned businesses are responsible for:
86% of all net new businesses in the United States
33,000 new start-ups per year
$701Billion more in real GDP annually
The number of Latino owned businesses is important to our goal of becoming a Top 10 city because a high rate of Latino entrepreneurs is correlated with overall higher Hispanic positive outcomes across all variables that we track on the Hispanic Well-Being Index. The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Committee is actively working on improving the rate of Hispanic Owned Businesses through various tactics.
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