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Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 12:41am

The number of women entrepreneurs in the United States continues to grow at an accelerated rate.  According to the 2012 U.S. Census Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons, there are...

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 - 8:52am

National Women’s Business Council Fall Fellow (Fall 2017)

Background

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is searching for a college/...

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 - 8:51am

Say you want to open a new business. You have a great idea, an amazing pitch, and a flawless business plan. You decide to go see a group of venture capitalists to try and get funding. The same day, a man pitches his idea...

Wednesday, 12 July 2017 - 4:56pm

Today, July 12, 2017, the National Women’s Business Council released its latest research report, Necessity as a Driver of Women’s...

Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 1:43pm

On May 10, the National Women’s Business Council united in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC, for the third public meeting of this fiscal year. Here are the highlights:

This meeting was rooted in the Council’s most...

Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 2:17pm

Crowdfunding—a method of acquiring capital from noncommercial sources, such as family, friends, and individual investors, by pooling funds through a virtual platform—has been praised as an innovative fundraising mechanism,...

Monday, 17 April 2017 - 9:53am

In recent years, the growth of women entrepreneurs has been unprecedented. Women now own 36 percent of all privately-held firms in the U.S., and the rate of ownership has increased nearly 27 percent since 2007. As the number...

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 - 3:32pm

Background:

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is searching for a college/university undergraduate or graduate student to join the team for a summer fellowship...

Monday, 20 March 2017 - 5:42pm

In our continuing efforts to ensure that the nearly 10 million women-owned businesses in the U.S...

Monday, 6 March 2017 - 4:22pm

Immediately before members of Congress went into their late February recess, the House of Representatives and Senate passed two bills explicitly designed to promote women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

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