Tackling the Gender Gap: What Women Entrepreneurs Need to Thrive
Women entrepreneurs are creating new businesses, disrupting established industries and developing innovative products at a record pace. Women-owned businesses still grow slower and earn less than male-owned firms.
This report explores the intersecting financial, cultural and structural obstacles holding back women entrepreneurs including:
A lack of visible role models and mentors;
A gender pay gap that hurts the ability of women to succeed;
Unequal access to the capital and financing necessary to start a business.
The report includes original interviews with 14 women CEOs, founders and entrepreneurs who have succeeded in their respective fields.