Generation Recession: Promising outlook for young female entrepreneurs

hiscox female entrepreneursThe economic downturn has produced a new breed of business – and they’re more likely to be led by female entrepreneurs.

Insurer Hiscox surveyed 3,500 small businesses for their annual DNA of an Entrepreneur Report. This research uncovered a demographic dubbed “Generation Recession” – businesses founded during the recession were growing, innovating, optimistic about the future and more likely to have been founded by women than men.

You can read the full report at or see how Generation Recession shapes up in comparison to businesses founded before the recession in the infographic below.

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