Category Archives: Women-Owned Business

How Women-Owned Joint Ventures Can Catapult your Small Business

A Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) may submit an offer as a Joint Venture (JV) with another small business if the following requirements are met:

  • Size: Combined annual receipts or employees of JV must meet NAICS code assigned to contract
  • Woman Owned Small Business must be managing venturer
  • Woman Owned Small Business employee must be Project Manager...
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How Women-Owned Businesses Are Revitalizing the U.S. Economy

In 2014, an average of 1,288 women opened a new business every day. Between 1997 and 2014, women-owned businesses opened at a rate 1.5 that of all businesses combined. Seventeen years ago, women of color owned just 17 percent of women-owned businesses. Now, women of color make up one-third of all female business owners.

Overall, women-owned businesses generate $1.4 trillion in annual revenue. By employing 7.9...

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