7 Incredible Facts About Women Owned Businesses (Guest Blog - Sarah Brooks)

As we have ventured into a new age of opportunity, women all over the world have become empowered to take high seats in the business sector that once was governed by men. Although entrepreneurship and starting a certain business from scratch are never easy, women have proven their capabilities.

A business venture requires innovative ideas, a great amount of discipline, and hard work, sometimes demanding work hours beyond the norm. Nowadays, it is not uncommon to see women owning businesses and here are some incredible facts.

Approximately 38% of all businesses are owned by women. In fact, this number has risen from 29% back in 2007. Statistics have proven that women do compete in areas where men used to dominate. They have gone from mere housewives to more than that, and slowly, men and those who still believe the common tradition that women should only stay at home have slowly shifted their views. With the rising need for more workers in the current economy, it is quite common for women to build their careers and follow their dreams by simply using their full potential.

We have compiled all the other facts to help you become empowered as part of the new age of women who are becoming heads in the business sector. The enticingly colorful infographic below details the statistics that will convince you of the changing world we are in now.

Scroll down and view the colorful graphic and pursue your dream. You never know, after seeing and understanding the graphic, you might just become one of the world leaders in the business sector.

7 Incredible Facts About Women Owned Businesses