Why Female Entrepreneurs Should Join Women’s Networks

Writing for Forbes, Annette B von Blokland references the Centre’s data on women entrepreneurs and makes the case for women’s networking groups.

Female entrepreneurship in Britain is growing and the proportion of women going into business has risen by 45 per cent in the past decade. According to the Centre for Entrepreneurs, for the Under-35s 38% of serial entrepreneurs are women, suggesting that young women are becoming more entrepreneurial.

This surge in female entrepreneurship has resulted in a need to meet, share and learn from fellow business women. As a result, several new female-only networks has launched in recent years, to cater for the younger, entrepreneurial generation who want connections and real tools for their startups. Being part of a network can boost your confidence, give you inspiration, support and advice. Importantly, it can give you vital business exposure and access to funding.

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