Number of local women-owned businesses on the rise

The number of local female-owned businesses and women entrepreneurs have increased in the past several years.

The economic impact of women-owned businesses in the city is huge. Twenty percent of the city’s female-owned businesses generate more than $1 million in revenue each year.

By 2018, it’s projected that one-third of all new jobs will be created by women-owned businesses.

Read the full article here

Previous New Facility to Promote Women-Owned Tech Startups in Chicago
Next UConn Stamford conference targets women entrepreneurs

About author

You might also like

News | Wyoming

The 10 Worst States for Women

Based on recently released Census Bureau data, women made up almost half of the workforce last year. Yet, even working full-time and year-round, they were paid only 79 cents for every

News | Oklahoma

Chase is Again the Nation’s #1 SBA Lender to Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

For three years running, Chase has approved the most SBA loans to women- and minority-owned businesses in the United States, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. In addition, during the SBA’s 2014