March 24, 2016
According to a national study released earlier this month that examined the country-wide impact of women-led businesses, the number of women-owned companies grew four times as fast as male-owned businesses over the past five years.The study also revealed that the number of women-owned companies in New York rose by a massive 65 percent between 2002 and 2012. That’s 45 new businesses every day.
New York’s startup scene is brimming with opportunity, and the city’s rising population of female entrepreneurs are taking note. Exponential increases in invested capital and jobs coupled with New York’s longstanding influence in the media, fashion, retail and beauty industries has created a perfect storm for women entrepreneurs on a local level. As veteran leaders in these fields, and in other industries such as health tech, hospitality tech, fintech and edtech, women are pushing the envelope in New York, and adding new entrepreneurs to the scene at a rapid pace. Read more...http://www.builtinnyc.com/2016/03/23/female-founders-nyc
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