“What’s driving the growth in cities? Small-business entrepreneurs. And many of them are women.”

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“What’s driving the growth in cities? Small-business entrepreneurs.”

Except in New Albany. Here, it’s parks.

What the Boom in Women-Owned Businesses Means for Cities, by Eillie Anzilotti (City Lab)

… “The economic landscape is shifting,” he tells City Lab. “At a time when large companies are decentralizing their operations or moving overseas or going to cheaper locales, what’s driving the growth in cities? Small-business entrepreneurs. And many of them are women.”

By the sheer numbers, men are still founding more companies, but the rate at which women are doing so is pulling the statistic ever more equal.

What remains decidedly unequal, however, are two things: funding and size.

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