September 21, 2014  
 
  Entrepreneurial Resources - Advice for Entrepreneurs  
  Women Entrepreneurs  
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Women entrepreneurs barely merit special treatment these days. There are 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, and they employ 27.5 million people. Together, women-owned business contribute over $3.6 trillion to the economy each and every year.

Still, if you are a woman starting a business or growing an existing business, there are many resources for women entrepreneurs that you can tap into.

This is a comprehensive list of resources for female entrepreneurs. We are constantly updating our list of female networking organizations and entrepreneurial programs for women. If we are missing a good resource, please let us know.

Entrepreneurial Resources for Women

  • MyBiz for Women - A Small Business Administration microsite dedicated to assisting female entrepreneurs. Provides perspective on issues important to women business owners, their business and their community.
  • Online Women's Business Center - The U.S. Small Business Administration is doing more than ever to help level the playing field for women entrepreneurs, and the SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership (OWBO) is leading the way.
  • Women-Owned Businesses Selling to Government - Here, you can find useful information and links specifically focused on the woman business owner interested in doing business with the federal government.
  • Women Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century - This website offers resources, information, registration and networking opportunities to help female entrepreneurs and business owners reach their maximum potential.
  • SCORE on Women - SCORE has assembled a great list of links to useful Web sites for women entrepreneurs.
  • Women's Small Business Research - Looking for research on women-owned businesses? The Office of Advocacy offers extensive economic research on female-owned businesses.
  • re:Invention Blog - Kirsten Osolind's blog is an amazing collection of entrepreneurial resources for women. This one is definitely worth checking out!
  • Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) - The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the nation's leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America's corporations.

 

 

 

Additional Resources for Entrepreneurs

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