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Developments in Women-owned Business, 1997-2007

September 2011

The years from 1997 to 2007 were a dynamic period in the U.S. economy. The strong growth early in this period was negatively affected by the...



Preliminary Report for the Survey of Business Owner Data Analysis Project

November 2011

Every five years, the U.S. Census completes an extensive Survey of Business Owners (SBO) that examines businesses by the gender of the business...



Women-Owned Firms in the United States

January 2012

Every five years, the U.S. Census completes an extensive Survey of Business Owners (SBO) that examines businesses by the gender of the business...



Intellectual Property & Women Entrepreneurs

March 2012

The number of women awarded patents has soared over the last several decades far beyond previously reported figures, and the percentage of...



Qualitative Analysis: Intellectual Property & Women Entrepreneurs, Part II

November 2012

This second part to the NWBC research project, Intellectual Property and Women Entrepreneurs, covers the qualitative research from the...



NWBC Executive Director Addresses Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

January 2013

Written remarks by NWBC Executive Director Anie Borja during her Jan. 12, 2013, address to the Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of...



New Research: Factors Influencing the Growth of Women-Owned Businesses – Risk Tolerance, Motivations, Expectations, and Culture

October 2013

Like all entrepreneurs, women business owners face many challenges in making their entrepreneurship dreams a reality.  Some of the challenges...



High Growth Women-Owned Businesses' Access to Capital

August 2014

New Research Shows that Women-Owned Firms Exceed Growth Expectations, but Still Lack Access to Capital
 
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