Scaling Up: Why Women-Owned Businesses Can Recharge the Global Economy


Report by BMO Newsroom, 7 March 2013.

BMO conducted a survey of Canadian women to identify levels of interest in entrepreneurship and barriers to advancement. The survey found that 36% of women surveyed were interested in starting their own business in the next 10 years. The main driving force for this was a desire to do something that they love, and the biggest barrier identified was access to capital.