Despite Challenges, Female Entrepreneurs Drive Jobs and Revenue

December 27, 2012

Free Enterprise has an informative article, discussing how job growth and revenue are being driven by female entrepreneurs.

Some highlights from Despite Challenges, Female Entrepreneurs Drive Jobs and Revenue:

  • women-owned companies make up 29% of enterprises
  • estimated 8.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States United States women-owned businesses generate about $1.3 trillion in revenue and account for 16% of employment
  • in 2010, American women earned more advanced degrees than men for the first time
  • women own nearly one third of all U.S. companies, although they receive less than 10% of available venture capital (VC)

Check out the full article and leave us a comment about your entrepreneurial struggles and successes.