Time for a lil rant.
29% of businesses are owned by women.
HOWEVER, 95% of business bank loans go to men and 97.5% of venture capital money goes to men.
Can someone explain these statistics to me? And when you look at the statistics for women of color it’s even more abysmal.
Friends, please get out there and support local businesses owned by women and people of color. Know that the process they have gone through just to open their doors is a pure feat of superpower heroism.
Here’s just a few of my favorites to get you started: