Latinos taking lead in new small businesses

Latinos are taking the lead in small business start-ups, according to a new report from Congressional Joint Economic Committee Vice Chair New York City Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Texas Representative Joaquin Castro.

“The rate of new entrepreneurs in 2017 was much higher for Latinos than for any other racial group—Latinos are 1.7 times more likely to start businesses,” the study notes.

Perhaps helping in that growth, Latino college attainment rates nearly doubled in last two decades. READ MORE AT FORBES

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