Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Women Responsible for the Increasing Number of “Vetrepreneurs”

"After serving their country, millions of military veterans contribute to the nation in another, important way: as entrepreneurs. Between 2007 and 2012, the ranks of veteran-owned businesses rose by 74,074, or 3.0 percent, to reach 2.5 million.
Women were solely responsible for this overall increase in the number of veteran-owned firms. In a span of only five years, the number of female veteran-owned firms approximately quadrupled, from 97,114, or 4.0 percent of all veteran-owned firms, to 383,302, or 15.2 percent. While the number of female veteran-owned businesses was rising, the number of male veteran-owned firms was falling, from 2.3 million to 2.1 million..."
Women Entrepreneurs

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