The 9.4 million women-owned businesses represent 30% of all U.S. businesses and employ nearly 9 million people.
Credit union members will be able to invest locally and raise capital as entrepreneurs.
Fourteen percent of 55- to 59-year-olds are self-employed.
This year's campaign, led by a grassroots group of MIchigan credit unions and industry groups, is scheduled for Oct. 14.
An online event in Washington featuring SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet ponders the future of lending.
The $5.6B credit union hopes to play a vital role in the changing financial services industry with the project.
$214M Tennessee credit union sets aside $100,000 to fund start-up loans. Launch party for members featured a social media marketing expert.
While women in the upper echelons of corporate America are singing the same old tune, “Still No Progress After Years of No Progress,” female entrepreneurs have something to rejoice about.
More than 100 business people also gathered for recent seminar at Philadelphia's Temple University.
Poll also finds youngsters understand the value of an education.