The Women’s Business Development Council provided Milford area residents an opportunity recently to meet industry experts who offered one-on-one speed counseling and advice.
The Women’s Business Development Council recently hosted its fifth annual “Women-Owned Business Day” at the state Capitol, sponsored by The Hartford. The event drew nearly 200 Connecticut women business owners.
Despite progress over the past several years, women business owners in Connecticut sill cite access to capital as the single biggest barrier to opening their own company. The data comes from a new survey sponsored by the Stamford-based Women’s Business Development Council, representing responses from 458 individuals, most of whom are women business owners.
The Women’s Business Development Council released the results of its first State of Women-Owned Business in CT survey. Fran Pastore, CEO of the Stamford-based WBDC, said the survey revealed some shocking numbers on the challenges, past and present, faced by women business owners.
For many Connecticut small-business owners, access to financing is not a concern going into a new year.
Fairfield business owner Melissa Squeo was recently recognized by the Women’s Business Development Council, founded in 1997.
On Wednesday evening, the League of Women Voters of Greenwich held an event at the Innis Arden Golf Club in Old Greenwich.
As a young cashier working at a bakery, Alyssa DeMatteo never imagined the day would come where she would own her own business.
Women-owned businesses ceded economic heft in Connecticut in the past year, according to a new study, though the state again saw an increase in the number of companies created or acquired by female entrepreneurs.
Nancy Coffey, CEO of KTT Enterprises, has built one the largest women-owned manufacturing businesses in Connecticut.