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The Facts About Women Starting Small Businesses

Do you dream of having your own work-from-home  small business but lack confidence in your ability to succeed? Maybe you think women only leave their jobs to be stay-at-home moms.  If recent research is any indication, more women entrepreneurs are having great success at starting small businesses. They are taking control of their work and making a good income doing it.

If fear of failure is holding you back from pursuing your dream of starting a work-from-home business, these statistics might change your mind:

  • The number of women-owned businesses increased nearly 60 percent since 1997.

– State of Women-Owned Businesses Report 

  • On average, from 1997–2014, there has been an increase of 591 women-owned businesses each day.

– National Association for Women-Owned Businesses 

  • Women have been starting businesses at a higher rate than men for the last 20 years and tend to create home-based micro (less than 5 employees) and small businesses.

– Forbes 

  • As of 2014, it is estimated that there are nearly 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States.

– National Association for Women-Owned Businesses

  • Women will create over half of the 9.72 million new small business jobs expected to be created by 2018 and more and more are doing this from home offices.

– Forbes 

  • Between 1997 and 2014, the number of women-owned business grew at 1½ times the national average.

– National Association for Women-Owned Businesses


If you are interested in starting a home-based business, get on board with the thousands of people who use the Arise Platform to provide call center services to Fortune 500 companies.

There’s no reason to shy away. You will have the support of a national network of small businesses – and statistics prove you have a great chance at success. So take the leap and enjoy the flexibility and work/life balance home-based business offers.

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