Are women more self-reliant? A study of fast-growth business owners finds:

43% of women had an entrepreneur as a role model, vs. 59% of men

39% of women have commercial bank loans, vs. 52% of men

28% of women share equity in their company, vs. 49% of men

Data: National Foundation for Women Business Owners

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