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The National Women’s Business Council commends the SBA and NCUA for a partnership that will increase access to capital for women business owners


The U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Credit Union Administration Are Working Together to Increase Access to Small Dollar Loans

Increasing the Flow of Capital to Women-led Funds; A Strategy to Increase Investment to Women Entrepreneurs


The National Women’s Business Council and the Small Business Administration met with fund managers and other industry leaders to identify opportunities to increase funding streams to women and minority-led funds

Women’s Entrepreneurship is Growing at an Unprecedented Rate; Pro-active Policy is Needed to Support and Sustain the Momentum


The National Women’s Business Council releases Annual Report, making policy recommendations to the White House, Congress and the U.S. Small Business Administration

Innovative Infographic Tool Kit Helps Identify Opportunities for Women Business Owners


The National Women’s Business Council released research in the summer of 2014 that identified major barriers to capital for high-growth women-owned businesses. The study titled, “Access to Capital by High-Growth Women-Owned Businesses,” sought to explore differences between men and women business owners regarding firm growth, amount and sources of financial capital, and the relationship between the two. 
 

You don’t have to be Superwoman to Grow and Scale your Business


The National Women’s Business Council and Thumbtack host event to discuss new research on gender discrepancy in growth of microbusinesses
 
San Francisco, CA – The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) recently released new research on microbusinesses that highlights a discrepancy between men and women who are either self-employed or run microbusinesses concluding that women-owned businesses are less likely to have hired employees than other businesses, across all industries.
 

NWBC continues commitment to advocating for women business owners; appoints 3 new members to the council


The National Women’s Business Council has just appointed three new women to the esteemed and diverse group of Council Members – Rosana Privitera Biondo, Pamela Prince-Eason and Anne D. Shybunko-Moore. “I am honored to welcome these women to the Council,” said sitting NWBC Chair Carla Harris, “each one of them has an extensive track record of not just successful business leadership, but also a commitment to the advancement of women in business.”
 

The National Women’s Business Council Celebrates Women’s Small Business Month


 

The NWBC Congratulates Winners of the SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Competition


Yesterday afternoon, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced fifty winners of the SBA Growth Accelerator Fund. The SBA Growth Accelerator Fund has awarded a total of $2.5 million in prize awards to fund accelerators, with special attention to the programs supporting underrepresented groups in the small business community, including underserved areas, companies in the manufacturing sector, and businesses owned by women and people of color.

Senator Gillibrand & NWBC Chair Carla Harris on Women’s Equality Day


Washington, DC – In recognition of Women’s Equality Day, marking the 94th Anniversary today of the historic certification of the 19th amendment that granted women the right to vote, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) Chair Carla Harris released the following statement:

 

NWBC Unveils New Research on Women’s Access to Capital: Access to Capital Is A Great(er) Challenge For Women


Today, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) released new research on High Growth Women-owned Businesses' Access to Capital. The report, prepared by Alicia Robb and Susan Coleman of Marin Economic Consulting company, outlines the differences between men and women business owners, regarding the scale of business growth, amount and sources of financial capital, and the relationship between the two.

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