Steve Rucinski, Small Business CEO Blog, points to the GEM Report on women entrepreneurs. It says women and men use the same strategies:
- seeking opportunities
- taking risks
- mingling with other entrepreneurs
- sharpening their business skills
But there are always differences!
On average, men remain nearly twice as likely as women to start a new business. In high-income countries, the gender gap is greatest, while in middle-income countries it narrows somewhat.
Asked why entrepreneurial activity rises when women are already working and have higher levels of household income and education, Professor Langowitz said: “There’s a clear message that being in the workplace not only helps women achieve greater personal income but also gives them access to the resources, ideas, and social capital that enable entrepreneurial activity.”
The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2005 on Women and Entrepreneurship report will be available at www.babson.edu/cwl. All GEM reports and new developments can be found at www.gemconsortium.org.
- Downtown is your town’s core: How to make your case - February 22, 2021
- Zoom Towns: attracting and supporting remote workers in rural small towns - December 10, 2020
- In an economic crisis, spend your brainpower before your dollars - November 25, 2020
- Video: How to fill empty car dealership buildings for the holidays - November 6, 2020
- How has 2020 changed the challenges rural small towns face? Tell us here - October 20, 2020
- The Idea Friendly Method to surviving a business crisis - October 6, 2020
- Join me for the Rural Renewal Symposium online Oct 13 - September 26, 2020
- Cheap placemaking idea: instant murals - September 11, 2020
- Refilling the rural business pipeline - July 7, 2020
- Huge vacant buildings: grants to renovate? - June 9, 2020