Surprise! Women Started More Firms Than Men

Surprise! Women Started More Firms Than Men

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Photo by Sun StarBetween 2002 and 2007, women created almost twice as many businesses as men, according to data from the Census Bureau — and they continue to open start-ups in the post-recession era.

The tendency of women entrepreneurs to take out fewer loans and grow more slowly is well known and that may be the right strategy for this era: Those businesses that right now are taking on less debt are going to be those that are much stronger coming out of the recession.

Here are some examples…

(READ the story in the CS Monitor)

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