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*What do we mean by women? Women and those who identify as women.
Being a woman in business is not easy, and women business owners have been hit especially hard by the pandemic. So what can you do that will make the biggest impact in your community?
Support Women-Owned Businesses in Your Area
Who You'll Find in the Directory
You’re going to find solopreneurs, home-based businesses, e-commerce, brick-and-mortar locations, and franchisees. You won’t find MLMs, non-profits, or businesses owned by a woman but controlled by a man. Our eligibility standards:
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Did You Know?
Businesses started by women have surged by 21% since 2014 in Utah.
In Utah, women own 89,000+ businesses. That’s enough businesses to fill the seats in Rice Eccles stadium twice!
Utah ranks #6 in the United States for economic clout. This means that we rank in the top ten in the nation for growth in the number of businesses, revenue, and employees.
Women-owned businesses earn 15.7 Billion dollars a year in Utah. If you had 15.7 billion dollars, you could buy 39,250 homes at the average price in Utah of $400K.
What Happens When We Support Women Business Owners In Utah?
If women controlled half of all the businesses in the state, this is how much our Utah economy would grow:
Additional Revenue Generated (69% Growth)
New Jobs Created
Our Data Sources:
U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy 2020 Small Business Profile, Utah
State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, American Express, 2019
The Status of Women and Entrepreneurship in Utah: A 2020 Update, Utah State University, Utah Women & Leadership Project
Real Gross Domestic Product By Region
At WBCUtah, we are in the business of breaking down barriers so that you can be in the business of being a boss.
Utah women business owners rank higher for growth in number of businesses, revenue, and employees than most other states. That’s because of the support of thoughtful shoppers who use their dollars to improve our communities, not support giant corporations.
Our vision is to make sure that any woman who wants to own a business has no barriers in front of her. We advocate for women business owners and make sure they have the tools they need to start and succeed in growing their businesses.
How do we move the needle?
Next time you need something, instead of going to Amazon or Google, go to UtahWomenOwned.com. Find a local, woman-owned business when you need to:
- Replace something broken
- Order a unique gift
- Hire a professional
- Pamper yourself or someone else
- Find a place to eat
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