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Changing Role of Men vs. Women as Entrepreneurs

CHANGING ROLES OF MEN VS WOMEN AS ENTREPRENEURS Mitigating the Gender Effect in Business Gender stereotypes are predominant in society and a comparative analysis allows these stereotypes to be explored and the glass ceiling identified within the business industry. The following infographic simplifies the gender disparity and portrays the presumed business stereotypes through statistics and industrial parameters. Women are becoming more dominant as entrepreneurs, however, they have chosen specific industries within which they prevail. Women Men 30.5 years 20 Months Average age of enterpreneurial decision Time Taken to Start Business 21 Months 29.9 years 4.9 Companies 4.3 Companies Average number of companies started USD 8.4 Million 59% Average turnover of primary business History of the entrepreneurship in the family USD 9.1 Million 62% Education Finance Dance Technology Fashion A Retail Social Sector A Construction Alcohol Y Real Estate Research shows that men and women preferes to work in different industries 50 50 25 25 39% 29% 18% 21% Attractive Unattractive ! Comparatively, male entrepreneurs are more likely to win attractive pitch competition than females. BUSINESSES OWNED OR LEAD BY MEN VS WOMEN 30 % 70 % Startups Revenues Funding Venture Capital 5% 95% Institutional Lending 12% 88% Time O 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 90 100 It is astonishing that businesses owned by men, are more likely to get fundings and generate revenues. REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITY. 23% 23% 17% 26% 22% 22% 18% 124% Sub-Saharan MID Asia Latin America Asia Africa (Developing) 33% 23% 36% 32% 32% 23% 22% 22% Asia United States Europe (Developing) Europe (Developed) (Developing) Source: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2012 MEN VS WOMEN ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAITS ENERGETIC AFFILIATIVE EQUALLY INDEPENDENT IDEALISTIC competitive REALISTIC goal oriented SOCIAL self-confident TOLERANT PERFECTIONIST rigid SPECIALIST GENERALIST Small Business women raise less capital comparative to men because of various implications. Statistical analysis show that men were able to raise about 80% of capital, which is more than women. $ 71,000 $ 134,000 CAPITAL RAISED FROM OUTSIDE SOURCES 60% 70% 73% 48% 2004 FIVE YEARS LATER Women have tried to come at a par with men by reducing the gap of generating capital but still it persists. TAKEAWAY! Statistics show men and women prefer different business industries. th)nk design SPINN ING DESIG N IDEAS Growth

Changing Role of Men vs. Women as Entrepreneurs

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‘Gender stereotypes’ is a discourse that has become a pre-dominant notion in the business world. A comparative analysis of the last few years highlights the changing role of men and women as entr...



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