6 05-2013

Business Finance: Anywhere, Anytime

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:23+00:00 May 6th, 2013|

As the Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) continues to expand our access to capital opportunities we are focused on providing extended capabilities through being named a core member of the Chicago Microlending Institute (CMI) and the development of online/on-demand course offerings coming summer 2013.  Whether you’re business is in the city of Chicago or throughout [...]

3 04-2012

Women’s Access to Capital

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:31+00:00 April 3rd, 2012|

On March 21, 2012, American Express OPEN released their second annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report.  The growth rate of women-owned businesses from 1997 to 2012 increased by 54% which is 1.5 times higher than the national average of 37%.  Of these women-owned businesses, those generating $1,000,000 or more showed stronger growth during 2007-2012.  In the [...]