California Dreaming

Leading the nation in innovation.

Why not start California dreaming today, and join the state on the cutting edge of technology, biology, and next-generation Fortune 500 companies. The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development is a great one-stop shop to get your business started, and the California Investment Guide will provide you all sorts of information about California’s economic climate.

Quick facts:

  • More Fortune 500 companies than any other state
  • 20 of Fortune’s Top 100 Best Companies to work for are in California
  • California is home to 25% of the top 20 universities in the world
  • California is the world’s 7th largest economy
Ranked #1 in:
  • Private sector job creation
  • Venture capital
  • Direct foreign investment
  • Biotech
  • High-tech
  • Tourism
  • Clean and Renewable Energy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Craft Brew Manufacturing
  • Agribusiness for fruit, nuts, dairy and wine

Best State for Business? Yes, California (Bloomberg)

California exports outpace the Nation (Central Valley Business Times)

California Powering Ahead in Global Economic Race (North Bay Business Journal)


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