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Women Entrepreneurs Pay Themselves Less

 Recent studies have found that women entrepreneurs tend to pay themselves less than their male equivalents. There is a debate to why this is. Some theory’s contribute this to the way women negotiate. Others theorize that this is because women are often discriminated and/ or their career choices differ from men.




Huge Victory for Women Business Owners

Today marks a momentous victory for the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Procurement Program. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) granted the WOSB Procurement Program sole source authority which provides equality with other small business procurement programs. 



Congresswoman Chu Speaks at Inaugural Conference

Long Beach – Congresswoman Judy Chu was the opening keynote address at the NAWRB Inaugural Conference on Oct. 29 and provided insight on how the Committee of Ways and Means and recently introduced legislation, Women’s Small Business Ownership Act of 2014, impact small businesses and give women-owned businesses equal treatment.


Study Finds Minority- and Women-owned Businesses Receive Less Funding

As our previous blog posts have mentioned, many women business owners across the board are receiving less funding for their companies than men. The reasons vary and, unfortunately, it hurts women-owned start-up businesses that could otherwise thrive from the additional resources.


U.S. Women Business Owners Focus On Profits and Productivity

During the current uncertain economy in the U.S., more women business owners are concentrating on producing more cash flow and efficiency in order to improve their companies, according to a recent PNC Women Business Owners Survey.
 

 

News Corp. buys Move Inc. for $950 Million

Big changes are coming for the online world of real estate.


In an attempt to increase revenue and expand beyond the newspaper business, News Corporation agreed recently to buy Move Inc. for $950 million.

 

 

Global Banking Alliance Secures Billions for Women-Owned Businesses

Women in the economy are proving to be a force to reckon with as they make up 40 percent of the world's workforce and secure $20 trillion in consumer spending. In an effort to continue supporting women and their financial accessibility, the Global Banking Alliance for Women recently announced it will gather $4.3 billion in capital for women-owned businesses throughout the world.

Lenders More Cautious Toward Women Small Business Owners

With almost 8 million women-owned businesses in the U.S., more female entrepreneurs are making an impact and growing at a rapid pace. However, some women are struggling to obtain the funds needed to start and maintain a successful business.


Women Invest in the Future

Many entrepreneurs are using the internet as a tool to achieve more financial support for their business or product idea, but more women are benefiting from it. A recently released paper titled, “Gender Dynamics in Crowdfunding: (Kickstarter)” by Dan Marom, Alicia Robb, and Orly Sade, found that women have an eight percentage-point advantage over men in effectively obtaining funds through the popular website.


 

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

Women’s Equality Day celebrates the anniversary of the 19th Amendment which granted women the right to vote in the United States. In honor of the day, Senator Gillibrand and National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) Chair Carla Harris released their remarks on the subject of women equality.