Interestingly, some numbers on this chart can be a bit deceiving due to the fact that it does not include women-owned businesses that are 50% owned by women, or that have investors. Women-owned businesses in the US are growing at twice the rate of all other firms, with more women taking the leap into entrepreneurship and learning the benefits of owning a business. The Women Presidents’ Organization boasts 1,500 members on 4 continents, averaging $14 million in annual revenues, with an aggregate of $16 billion. WPO members are creating jobs, and strengthening our economy, together employing 110,000 people!
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