In a survey of 458 individuals in Connecticut, most of whom are women business owners, respondents report that access to capital, lack of start-up know-how and need for credibility are the biggest obstacles to launching their own businesses. Here are some of the key findings from the survey: The three […]
by Fran Pastore, CEO, Women’s Business Development Council If you’re a woman interested in starting your own business, you’re in good company. An astonishing one in 11 adult women in the U.S. is an entrepreneur – and the number in our state is on the rise. A recent American Express […]
United States Senator Chris Murphy offers his congratulations to the Women’s Business Development Council on 20 years of helping women business owners drive Connecticut’s economy forward. As Senator Murphy recognizes, investing in the Women’s Business Development Council’s education and support of women owned small businesses can create a ripple effect […]
United States Senator Richard Blumenthal offers his congratulations to the Women’s Business Development Council on 20 years of helping women business owners drive Connecticut’s economy forward. As Senator Blumenthal recognizes, women-owned businesses are a significant part of the commercial sector nationally, but more needs to be done to grow their […]
What would you do with $400,000? That’s the amount of financing you could qualify for as a small business applying for a grant or loan through Connecticut’s myriad of lenders.
I have a 15 month old daughter whom I love to no end. Since the day she was born we have been nurturing her, watching her develop and generally waiting on her hand and foot, with one goal in mind…. to get her out of the house one day. No […]
In the case of our personal finances, I can assure you IGNORANCE is in fact not BLISS! The sooner you address issues, concerns or questions, the sooner you can begin to create a plan. And knowledge is power!