Approximately 22% of new registrants on Biz2Credit in July 2012 were women-owned businesses. Overall in the economy, there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses.
New York, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2012
Inspired by the ever-increasing number of female entrepreneurs applying for capital,Biz2Credit, the leading online resource for small business finance, today announced that from September 1st through December 31st, 2012, it will offer a package of services to help grow small companies owned by women.
Women owners of startups and small companies in operation for less than three years, with under $1 million in sales and fewer than 50 employees will be able to take advantage of the small business financing package (estimated value: $1,200) on Biz2Credit's Women in Business page:
·Preparation of a business plan prepared by Biz2Credit's small business experts ($499 value)
·One month of financial consultation by a Biz2Credit case manager ($499 value)
·Access to Biz2Credit's proprietary BizAnalyzer, which provides small business owners with a financial snapshot of their companies and recommends ways to increase credit scores and lower interest rates ($99 value)
·50% discount on Equifax credit reports ($99 value)
·1 GB document storage on Biz2Credit.com.
"This year, for the first time ever, the U.S. Olympic team sent more women than men to London for the Summer Games, as 2012 was dubbed, 'The Year of the Woman'," said Rohit Arora, CEO of Biz2Credit and one of the nation's leading experts in small business finance. "However, more significantly, 2012 is truly 'The Year of the Woman' in small business."
Approximately 22% of new registrants on Biz2Credit in July 2012 were women-owned businesses. Overall in the economy, there are more than 8.3 million women-owned businesses, and they employ 40% more people than McDonald’s, IBM and Wal*Mart combined, according to the American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Businesses Report.
Further, a 2010 report by The Guardian Life Small Business Research Institute predicted that women small business owners will generate more than half of the 9.72 million new jobs expected to be created. Currently, women-owned businesses account for about 16 percent of total U.S. employment according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Founded in 2007, Biz2Credit is a leading credit marketplace connecting small- and medium-sized businesses with lenders, service providers, and complimentary business tools. The company matches borrowers to financial institutions based on business’ unique profile -- completed in less than four minutes -- in a safe, efficient, price-transparent environment. Biz2Credit’s network consists of 1.6 million users, 1,100+ lenders, credit rating agencies such as D&B and Equifax, and small business service providers including CPAs and lawyers. Having secured $700 million in funding throughout the U.S., Biz2Credit is widely recognized as the #1 credit resource for small businesses. Biz2Credit also releases a monthly Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index, which tracks loan approval rates of banks, credit unions, and alternative lenders.