Essays about: "Female Entrepreneurship Barriers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words Female Entrepreneurship Barriers.

  1. 1. Gender stereotypes and fundraising: A qualitative study on female entrepreneur's experience of raising external capital in the Swedish market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Carolina Westin; Anousha Parvaneh; [2022]
    Keywords : Female entrepreneurship; Diversity; Equity fundraising; Gender stereotypes;

    Abstract : More capital than ever is invested in Swedish tech startups, but only 1% of the capital goes to female-founded companies. The same trend is observed on the global level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrated Motivations and Approach to Sustainable Business Practices within Women Entrepreneurs : A case study on women entrepreneurs' approach and motivations regarding sustainability in their business

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Saba Arslan; Christine Katusabe Mukidi; [2022]
    Keywords : women entrepreneurship; sustainability; motivation; SME; sustainable business practices; implementation approach; female entrepreneurs;

    Abstract : Background: Sustainability has become one of the main factors driving business innovation and resulted in a green transition, which has slowed down in recent years, and to accelerate the green transition again, major barriers need to be removed. The gender imbalance in sustainable entrepreneurship could be a barrier to the acceleration of the green transition since women entrepreneurs showcase what the green transition represents, yet there are fewer women in entrepreneurship compared to men. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge Sharing Processes within a Women Empowering Network : A case study of Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amelie Ekström; Johanna Dagfalk; [2020]
    Keywords : Knowledge Sharing; Uganda; Women Entrepreneurship; Empowerment; Supportive Organizations; Female Network; The MOA framework; Gender Equality;

    Abstract : Boundaries in the growth of women entrepreneurship, in general, are for example family responsibility, gender discrimination, missing networks and the lack of interaction with other successful entrepreneurs. This is especially critical in developing countries where the women have to face additionally barriers. READ MORE

  4. 4. What to Expect as a Female Entrepreneur in a Male-dominated Field : A Case Study on Gender Equality in a Swedish Incubator

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Erica Damsten; Lee Hasselgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender Equality; Entrepreneurship; Female Entrepreneurs; Incubator;

    Abstract : The Swedish entrepreneurial environment is a heavily male-dominated field characterized by unequal conditions, a significant gender gap, and discriminatory practices. Research is filled with contradictory arguments discussing how gender is not an issue in the world of entrepreneurship, when in fact this conceals gender equality issues that are still prevalent today. READ MORE

  5. 5. Safe Spaces - A Qualitative Study About the Barriers to Female Growth-Oriented Entrepreneurship and How These Can Be Mitigated by Business Support Programs in Kampala, Uganda

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning; Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Olivia Fabreschi; Amanda Tivenius; [2020]
    Keywords : Growth-oriented entrepreneurs; Business Support Programs; Barriers to female entrepreneurship; Gender embeddedness; Developing countries;

    Abstract : Growth-oriented businesses are those that have the potential to create jobs, support communities, and achieve higher productivity (Olafsen and Cook, 2016; Schoar, 2010), thus contributing to a nation's economic development. Female-growth oriented entrepreneurs, however, are largely neglected in research, particularly in developing economies. READ MORE