• Almost 44 Percent of All U.S. Fortune 500 Companies in 2018 Were Founded by Immigrants or Their Children, New Research Shows

    2 monthes ago - By Renew our Economy

    NEW YORK, NY-Today, New American Economy released new data showing that almost 44 percent of 2018's Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or their children. Among these are some of the largest and most successful companies in the world, including Apple, Amazon, Costco, and Bank of America. Together, these companies employ 13 million people worldwide.
    Key findings from the brief - The New American Fortune 500: 2018 Edition - include:
    43.8 percent of all Fortune 500 companies were founded by an immigrant or the child of immigrants. 20 percent were founded directly by foreign-born...
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