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Past Research

Women-Owned Businesses & the Supply Chain

September 2014

Women-owned businesses (WOBs) with business-to-business (B2B) sales tend to have higher revenue and better access to capital. This infographic...

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


Quantitative Research on the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program

July 2014

The Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program (WOSB FCP) aims to reduce the inequity in award and distribution of prime Federal...

Procurement Statistics Revealed Great Gains for Women-Owned Small Businesses

November 2013

On November 14, the National Women’s Business Council released a new...

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...

National Women's Business Council Releases Provocative Piece on Women-Led Businesses

August 2013

The National Women’s Business Council released a new infographic Tuesday illustrating the significant economic clout of women-led businesses. ...

New Data Analysis Shows Women-Owned Business Thriving, But Still Facing Obstacles

June 2013

Despite the difficult economic climate during the Great Recession, women-owned businesses performed just as well as men-owned businesses during...

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...