California is the epicenter for international business.
With over $100 billion in exports every year, and nearly
half of all foreign investment in the U.S., California
is where the world looks for both the cutting-edge and
the reliable. Add to that a multi-lingual, multi-cultural
set of business leaders and you have the envy of the world.
California is home to an unrivaled educational system,
drawing the best students from around the globe and producing
the most advanced technology experts in the world. New
Economy industries like the Internet, Biotech, Telecommunications,
and Multimedia have spurred the creation of over 780,000
high-tech jobs, making California the leading Information
The New Economy starts here-in the diverse powerhouse
created by opportunity, innovation and capital. At more
than $1.3 trillion, California's economy ranks 6th in
the world. Low inflation and unemployment, combined with
rising incomes and productivity means investors look to
California for high returns. No wonder California attracted
46 percent of all US venture capital in 1999.
California wants your business, and takes your relocation
concerns seriously. California offers many additional
business incentives, including: Infrastructure & Economic
Development Bank; Military Base Reuse & Relocation
Incentives; Enterprise Zones; Manufacturing Enhancement
Areas; Business Financing; and Employee Training Programs.
You don't have to look far to confirm that California
really is the right place to locate your business. California
is: #1 in Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Companies in America
with 25 companies. #1 in Electronic Business Today's 250
Fastest Growing Electronic Companies with 64 companies.
#1 in INC. Magazine's 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies
in America with 75 companies. The Golden State really
is a Golden Opportunity