Many entrepreneurs have launched their business start-up in Ventura County because of its affluent community that attracts high-quality talent with a special combination of ideal climate and beautiful surroundings. Here’s a brief look at why the county is advantageous for start-ups.
Why Ventura County Thrives
A Ventura County business start-up has many rich resources to draw from since it’s not far from Los Angeles or a variety of diverse colleges. With the County’s high rankings for walkability and cycling combined with access to Amtrak to quickly travel around Southern California, entrepreneurs and tourists alike have easy travel throughout the region.
Travelers and families are charmed by the County’s various parks, campgrounds, hiking trails and coastal activities. Supported by historic downtown areas, boutique shops, galleries and more, Ventura County provides a unique haven for family-owned small businesses.
Booming Local Economy
The overall local economy of Ventura County is strong with low unemployment and over 40 percent of County residents earning a six-figure annual income. The region’s leading industries include healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, construction, technology, and leisure and hospitality- perfect for a business start-up focused on making their own locally sourced products and organizations emphasizing sustainability.
There are plenty of exciting reasons to launch a Ventura County business, from the ideal climate to the low crime rate. Looking for assistance in setting up your business? Don’t hesitate to get started! Business Forward Ventura County is a countywide initiative and business resource hub committed to delivering economic development support for businesses. Contact us today for more information on how we can help.