8 Best States For Women-Owned Businesses

Now is as good a time as any to start a business and if you’re a woman, the timing is perfect. Women-owned businesses are on the rise with staggering combined profits of over $1 trillion dollars. Even with all of the success women are having in their business, there are still some places where starting a business is more challenging than in others. The number one barrier that usually stands in the way of successfully running a business is lack of capital.

Here are 8 ideal states where women have a better chance of starting up and maintaining a successful business. Most of them are small and locally owned.

  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • California
  • Minnesota
  • Maine
  • New Mexico
  • Pennsylvania
  • North Carolina