The Increasing Power of Women-owned Businesses

According to a recent CNBC article, women launched 1300 businesses per day in the United States last year. There are now over 9 million women-owned businesses in the US, generating $1.4 trillion annually. Women-owned small businesses are a major force in the economy. Still, a lack of access to capital and mentoring are two factors limiting their potential. Only 2% of women-owned businesses have revenues over $2 million.

Fortunately, there is an increasing number of resources designed to increase that percentage. The SBA network of Women’s Business Centers is one of those resources. Read the article here to find out how the WBC and other resources can help your business.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/102650187

 

 

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