by Herb Lawrence, ASU Small Business and Technology Development Center… Helping Women-Owned Businesses Launch and Grow… from the Delta to the Ozarks.
Entrepreneurship is NOT just for men! In fact, over the past 14 years women owned business starts have grown at a substantially higher rate than their male counter parts. More than 10.1 million firms in the US are woman owned, they are major employers with more than 13 million Americans on their payrolls and they generated more than $1.9 TRILLION in sales in 2008! See yesterday’s article Women Business Owners: Petticoats at the Junction for some very interesting statistics detailing the contribution of women owned businesses to economic growth.
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