SBA recognizes The Women’s Business Center of NC for helping entrepreneurs

Earlier this year, The Women’s Business Center of N.C. was recognized as the National Women’s Business Center of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration, after it received similar recognition at the state and regional levels.

The center’s mission seeks to increase the number and success rate of women-owned businesses through workshops, counseling, connecting and guiding owners through hurdles that include everything from business plan writing and finding funding to manufacturing and global distribution.

In 2013, the center counseled more than 350 clients and provided training to more than 4,300 participants. The center’s clients created or retained more than 400 jobs, received capital and credit totaling more than $1.8 million and earned more than $49 million in revenue.

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