Women in Entrepreneurship

New networks and better access to capital can help women entrepreneurs overcome the barriers they have encountered along their entrepreneurial path.

Female Entrepreneurs Key to Economic Growth

11/24/14 Women are largely seen as an untapped resource when it comes to driving economic growth -- not just in countries where the basic rights of women are a struggle, but in the United States as well. A new study released by the Kauffman Foundation suggests that accelerating female entrepreneurship could have the same positive effect on the U.S. economy that the large-scale entry of women into the labor force had during the 20th century.

Women's Entrepreneurship Has Potential to Create Tailwind for U.S. Economic Growth

11/19/14 The future of American growth is in the hands of women, says a new Kauffman Foundation study released on Women's Entrepreneurship Day during Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Sources of Economic Hope: Women's Entrepreneurship

11/19/14 This new paper suggests that accelerating female entrepreneurship could have the same positive effect on the U.S. economy that the large-scale entry of women into the labor force had during the 20th century.

The Persistent Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship

10/06/14 A couple new studies explore the challenges facing women in the STEM fields and the venture capital industry.

Astia

A global not-for-profit organization that propels women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving growth.

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches At the Table: Women in Business and Leadership Program

09/16/13 At The Table is an initiative that ensures Latina entrepreneurs, business professionals and leaders have access to necessary resources and skills that propel them forward to higher levels of success and influence.

Infographic: A Rising Tide

05/30/13 "A Rising Tide" details the surge of women entrepreneurs, explains how they approach success and financing, and illuminates their importance in our nation's economic strength.

Kauffman Sketchbook - "Open to Networking"

03/19/13 Alana Muller, Author of Coffee Lunch Coffee: A Practical Field Guide for Master Networking, talks about the benefits of networking.

Kauffman Sketchbook - "A Rising Tide"

06/27/12 Alicia Robb, Senior Research Fellow, Kauffman Foundation and Co-author, A Rising Tide: Financing Strategies for Women-Owned Firms discusses the book.