Courtesy Citybizlist – Move over Marissa Mayer, Maryland ranks 7th in the country for women owned businesses in terms of growth and economic clout, according to a report commissioned by American Express OPEN.
Titled The State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, the second annual study indicates that the growth of businesses led by female entrepreneurs surpasses that of “all but the largest, publicly-traded firms” over the last 15 years.
Maryland ranked particularly high for overall growth in the number of firms and employment.
The following stats show how Maryland fared against other states for women owned firms between 1997 and 2002 for growth and economic clout.
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