Research Bureau: 36% of Worcester entrepreneurs are foreign-born

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WORCESTER – About 36 percent of Worcester’s 2,050 entrepreneurs were born outside the United States, according to a new report from a local public policy research group.

The Research Bureau said the city’s foreign-born entrepreneurs also own their own incorporated businesses at a higher rate than native-born entrepreneurs.

The report was based on U.S. Census Bureau data and was developed with the Worcester Business Journal, a business publication that published a number of stories about Worcester’s foreign-born population on Monday.

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