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Supporting our women entrepreneurs: how does South Africa stack up?

This article also appeared in Finweek Magazine in their 29-Nov-2012 issue business-woman-stairs_170x170

Looking around the audience at a recent talk on entrepreneurship, I was amazed to see that I was the only female entrepreneur there. The speaker noticed this too, and posed the question, “Why are there so few female entrepreneurs, and more importantly, does it matter?” At the time I didn’t think gender differences were important in the entrepreneurship space. However, further research proved eye-opening. Continue reading