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Entrepreneurship in 2020: California Snapshot

Entrepreneurship is important for job creation, innovation, and the economy. This brief provides a snapshot of various indicators related to early-stage entrepreneurial activity in California. Kauffman

2021 Small Business Profile : California

Advocacy’s annual State Profiles provide a snapshot of each state’s small businesses. The profiles gather the latest federal economic data into state-by-state snapshots of small business health and economic activity. This year’s profiles focus on state small business dynamics and employment. They answer questions like: How many small businesses are in my state? How many people do small businesses

2022 Otis College Report on the Creative Economy

The 2022 Otis College Report on the Creative Economy is part of an ongoing research project, first commissioned in 2007, to better understand the size, growth, structure, and character of the creative economy in California, with an emphasis on Los Angeles County CVL Economics

State of Entrepreneurship Report

The report includes Inland Empire key statistics and trends in entrepreneurship, an inventory and assessment of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, and direct insight from over 1,000 entrepreneurs in the region. The report aims to give a voice to the experiences of local entrepreneurs so their needs may be taken into consideration by local policy makers

California Communities’ Broadband Needs and the Role of Financial Institutions

For this report, the California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) analyzed findings from multiple surveys of our varied constituents. First, we conducted a survey of 13 large national banks about their investments in broadband access and adoption initiatives. Second, in partnership with The Greenlining Institute, we conducted an annual survey of our members, who are local organizations

Equitable Economic Development across California

In its report, the Commission calls on state government to do more to facilitate inclusive regional economic development, including by directing resources to regions that need them the most, investing in regional capacity, aligning funding and state programs to support regional development strategies, and ensuring that regions balance the goals of growth and inclusion.

California 2022 Small Business Profile

Advocacy’s annual State Profiles gather the latest federal economic data into state-by-state snapshots of small business economic activity.   SBA Office of Advocacy 

Small Business Commodity Challenges

– Small Businesses are struggling to obtain key goods to operate, further financially impacting them as they recover from the pandemic
– Domestic supply delays are coinciding with higher commodity prices for small businesses