Great charts and stats on women in business!
Women owned businesses are increasing at an astonishing rate and California is ranked #1 in the top 10 states for women owned businesses. Here are just a few more stats taken directly from the report published by American Express OPEN in 2013:
- Between 1997 and 2013, when the number of businesses in the United States increased by 41%, the number of women-owned firms increased by 59%—a rate 11⁄2 times the national average.
- As of 2013, it is estimated that there are over 8.6 million women-owned businesses in the United States, generating over $1.3 trillion in revenues and employing nearly 7.8 million people.
- The states with the fastest growth in the number of women-owned firms over the past 16 years are: Georgia (up 112%), Texas (93%), North Carolina (91%), louisiana (94%) and Nevada (84%).
One of the things they contributed to the success of women owned business is staying connected and taking advantage of the resources.
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