According to a 2016 report by the National Foundation for American Policy, 44 of 87 startups valued at more than $1 billion as of January 2016 were cofounded by immigrants, creating an average of 760 jobs per company in the process. The following chart shows the top countries of origin for immigrant founders of unicorn startups where the Indian immigrant entrepreneurs top the list:

Image source: https://www.statista.com/chart/14065/countries-of-origin-of-immigrant-founders-of-billion-dollar-startups/
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Indian Immigrant Entrepreneurs top in shaping America's Startup Economy

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According to a 2016 report by the National Foundation for American Policy, 44 of 87 startups valued at more than $1 billion as of January 2016 were cofounded by immigrants, creating an average of 760 jobs per company in the process. The following chart shows the top countries of origin for immigrant founders of unicorn startups where the Indian immigrant entrepreneurs top the list:

Image source: https://www.statista.com/chart/14065/countries-of-origin-of-immigrant-founders-of-billion-dollar-startups/
Image license: CC-BY-ND

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