Florida is the 5th fastest-growing state for women-owned businesses

May 2, 2014

Did you know? Florida ranks as the 5th fastest-growing state for women-owned businesses.  According to an article in Florida Trend, women in Florida are starting businesses at a faster rate than the nation's average. In the last 15 years, Florida has seen a 74% increase in women-owned small businesses. SMARTstart Incubator Staff In Pasco County we work with small businesses every day, often referring them to our microloan program or to our newest project SMARTstart, a business incubator in Dade City (and soon to be location in New Port Richey). At least three microloans have been awarded to women-owned businesses in Pasco County as well over the last two years, and of the five onsite members at the SMARTstart Dade City Incubator, three of them are women including:

Offsite members of SMARTstart also include two women:

If you are a mom working from your kitchen table, or a woman trying to startup a business in Pasco County, contact SMARTstart Pasco Incubators to see how they can help!

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