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In honor of Women’s History Month, we are highlighting impactful stories about women investors and entrepreneurs. 

Starting a business is a daunting task, and there are plenty of bumps on the road to owning a successful small business. And while men have less fear about taking the plunge into small business ownership, for many women, the “what-ifs” can be difficult to overcome: less than one-third of small business owners (31%) are women.

But in 1972, just 4.6% of all small business owners were women, and that number has steadily risen since, which is a good sign that things are changing. In this article from Entrepreneur magazine, female business owners share some of the obstacles they had to overcome to get to where they are today — and what they wish someone had told them when they were first starting out.

The Women & Wealth practice at Hoyle Cohen offers women a deep bench of talent designed just for them. If you or someone you know could benefit from a conversation centered around your specific needs, financial situation, and long-term goals, please get in touch.


This article was written by Entrepreneur, an entity unrelated to HoyleCohen, LLC. The information herein is intended for educational purposes and has been selected by HoyleCohen due to the timeliness of the subject matter. 


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