Most women small-business owners are struggling to secure financing to run their companies, according to a June survey of 478 owners conducted by the Business and Professional Womens Foundation, a research and education organization. Here are other findings:
66% have not used outside financing, but are using credit cards, retirement funds and severance pay.
26% cite financing as a barrier to business entry or growth.
20% generate $5,000 or less in annual revenue.
15% generate $100,000 to $249,000 annually.