Recession Lexicon: Femterprise

by SixFigureStart | January 06, 2010

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n./ Female-run business. Also, fempreneur.

Much has been made of the fact that women fared somewhat better in the recession than men (resulting in a mancession), particularly when it came to layoffs. But new data shows that the coming decade will also see a steady increase in the number of businesses started by women.

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--Posted by Laura Rich,

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