“Women Mean Business”, how true. In the year 2015 we saw more and more women taking the business world by storm. Women have stepped forward, en mass, and demanded attention in the world of business.
One way we see this is in the growth of how many businesses are owned by women. A recent report from Balboa Capitol shows that in the US alone, over 9 Million businesses are owned by women. In fact, 500 female businesses are started each day! This reflects in a 30% rate of businesses being owned by women. If you’re looking for a lucrative business, take a gander at the girly side. Over 1 Trillion dollars was generated by women-owned businesses in the US in 2014 alone. Women are stepping up and taking control from healthcare, to education, to legal, to science, the industries claimed are diverse. Overall, women are ready to stand equal with men and step forward into a new future.
All in all, the new stats show that women aren’t to be taken lightly in any industry. When the total payroll of female owned companies grosses 290 Billion, it’s hard to ignore. “Work like a man” is going the way of the dodo. It’s time to “work like a woman.”
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