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Profile of Millennial Women: The Future of Entrepreneurship in America

The National Women’s Business Council has released the ‘Profile of Millennial Women: The Future of Entrepreneurship in America’ identifying the characteristics of millennial women entrepreneurs and crafted a set of policy recommendations to foster business growth among this demographic.

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Understanding the Landscape: Access to Markets for Women Entrepreneurs

The National Women’s Business Council has released a report under their Access to Markets pillar titled: Understanding the Landscape: Access to Markets for Women Entrepreneurs.


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Crowdfunding as a Capital Source for Women Entrepreneurs

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Crowdfunding as a Capital Source for Women Entrepreneurs: Case Study of Kickstarter, a Reward- Based Crowdfunding Platform analyzes the role of an entrepreneur’s online social network and examine additional factors that may affect success rates in crowdfunding.

 

 

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Crowdfunding as a Capital Source for Women Entrepreneurs: Case Study of Kiva, a Non-profit Lending Crowdfunding Platform  analyzes the role of an entrepreneur’s online social network and examine additional factors that may affect success rates in crowdfunding.

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Understanding the Landscape: Access to Capital for Women Entrepreneurs

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In conjunction with Women’s History Month, the National Women’s Business Council has released a report under their Access to Capital pillar titled Understanding the Landscape: Access to Capital for Women Entrepreneurs.

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Veteran Women & Business: A Data Resource

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NWBC’s latest report, Veteran Women & Business: A Data Resource, develops a profile of veteran women-owned firms through an analysis of the U.S. Census Survey of Business Owners and Self-Employed Persons and the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs.

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Necessity as a Driver of Women’s Entrepreneurship: Her Stories

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NWBC’s latest report, Necessity as a Driver of Women’s Entrepreneurship: Her Stories, explores and expands upon NWBC’s July report on necessity as a driver of women’s entrepreneurship in the United States.

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Executive Summary: Hispanic Women Entrepreneurship: Understanding Diversity Among Hispanic Women Entrepreneurs

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This executive summary offers a synopsis of our report, Hispanic Women Entrepreneurship: Understanding Diversity Among Hispanic Women Entrepreneurs. For the full report, please refer to it on our website here under “Issues & Research”.

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Hispanic Women Entrepreneurship: Understanding Diversity Among Hispanic Women Entrepreneurs

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It was estimated that there were 1.9 million Hispanic women-owned firms in the United States in 2016, employing 550,400 workers and generating $97 billion in revenues.[1] The number of Hispanic women entrepreneurs grew at a faster rate than any other group – 137 percent between 2007 and 2016. [2] With the United States Census Bureau projecting the number of Hispanic women to nearly double by 2050 and for Hispanic people to become the number-one minority group in the United States, the growth rate in the number of Hispanic women-owned businesses is expected to continue to surge.[3]

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Millennial Women: The Future of Entrepreneurship in America

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Commissioned by the National Women’s Business Council and prepared by Premier Quantitative Consulting, Inc., Millennial Women: The Future of Entrepreneurship in America examines the millennial entrepreneurial population, specifically focusing on women, through three key parts: a discussion of current themes surrounding millennial entrepreneurs, an analysis of data to develop a profile of the millennial entrepreneur, as well as recommendations for future areas of investigation.

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NWBC Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Model

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One approach to understanding the interactions between the actors and processes that support segments of entrepreneurs, such as women entrepreneurs, is the application of an “entrepreneurial ecosystem” framework. NWBC’s entirely new ecosystem model serves as a tool to evaluate regional support of women’s entrepreneurship. The convergence of the domains on women-owned ventures, centrally displayed, demonstrates that actors throughout the ecosystem work together to engage, advise, and drive the growth of women entrepreneurs.

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