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Why Invest in Women?

Women-owned firms are a vital component of the economy.  As of 2012, the United States had approximately 9 million privately-held women-owned firms. Firms owned by women are responsible for approximately $1.4 trillion in sales. 11.7% of these firms have employees other than the owner, and these firms employ 7.8 million people.

There are many reasons we should invest in and support the growth of women-owned and women-led ventures. Here are our top 5.