Advancing Women-Led Entrepreneurship

Increase women entrepreneurs’ capacity to start and scale new ventures so that economies reach their full potential and more women and children can be lifted out of poverty.

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Babson’s Advantage

Why the World Needs Babson

  • Women invest 80 cents per earned dollar in their families, driving GDP up and mortality rates down.
  • Seventy percent of the 1.3 billion people living in poverty globally are women.
  • For every seven women, there are 10 men starting a new business in the United States.
  • There are 200 million women entrepreneurs, yet only three percent of all venture capital funding goes to women-led companies.