The Entrepreneurship Gender Gap by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Click on the image to view important statistics from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation regarding the gender gap in entrepreneurship.

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!

To read more from Fast Company and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, click here.

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