Report finds lower confidence among women entrepreneurs

05/29/2013 | Forbes

Women entrepreneurs tend to start up their companies with less capital and are more pessimistic about their chances, a report from Babson College and Baruch College indicates. "[M]en show more positive perceptions about opportunities and their own capabilities, as well as lower fear of failure," the report says. Additionally, the report found that only 1 in 13 women are thinking about starting a business in the next few years, even as participation in entrepreneurship is at the highest levels since Babson began tracking it in 1999.

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