At A Glance
Women Entrepreneurs Get Know-How Their Own Way
A survey of nearly
1,200 business owners highlighted the different
paths men and women take to successfully
starting their own companies.
had a mentor when they founded their businesses.
successful women entrepreneurs also had followed a
more varied career path than their male
sought outside advice more than men did.
Note: Survey respondents included 602
women and 592 men.
Source: National Foundation
for Women Business Owners, Washington, D.C., 2000.