Shortage of Woman Entrepreneurs

In entrepreneurship, women have demonstrated their capacity to start, grow and lead businesses just as well (sometimes even better) than men. The Inaugural Upstart 25, CNBC’s first ever list of promising start-ups, featured a diverse group of companies that are building brands and breaking industrial barriers on the path to becoming household names. Of these 25 companies drawn from 5 countries and 8 US states, 10 (40%) had female founders. The BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report of 2016 surveyed 2,600 high and “ultra-high” net worth entrepreneurs from 18 countries and we found that companies helmed by women entrepreneurs had...

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