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Business Size: Businesses owned by NAWBO members are larger than the average women-owned business in terms of numbers and employees. 16 percent employ more than eleven people.
Revenue: 25 percent of NAWBO members make over $1 million in annual sales; 42 percent make over $250K.
Years in Business: NAWBO members have owned their business for an average of 9.7 years.
Industry: Professional, scientific, and technical services is the industry that captures the highest percentage of the NAWBO members at 21.7 percent.
Access to Capital: To meet their capital needs, NAWBO members utilize business credit cards and personal credit cards. 23 percent of all women-owned firms find capital in personal family savings.
Technology: 83 percent indicated the use of a business Web site in 2008; up dramatically in the last 10 years.
Membership Value: The three main wants and needs of NAWBO members is making business connections, education and training, and access to health insurance.
Education: Generally, NAWBO members are very well educated with 39 percent with post-graduate degrees.