Maryland is “one of seven states where immigrants founded more than 24 percent of … technology businesses,” according to Capital News Service.
That figure comes from a recent Kauffman Foundation report, which found that about 25 percent of technology and engineering companies in Maryland have immigrant founders.
From the Capital News Service article: Maryland is a natural fit for immigrants with innovative ideas, [economic development professor at the University of Maryland Jeff]Werling said, because of the state’s strong technology and science industries, the state government’s commitment to work with minority-owned businesses and the existence of programs to help people start businesses. [more]
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