A University of California Riverside research study of recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau finds that there has been substantial growth in the number and size of women-owned businesses across the nation, state of California, and in the Inland Empire. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
Entrepreneurial skills are in demand like never before. This new emphasis on self-made businesses doesn't just favor men -- more and more women are taking risks and starting their own professional ventures. A new report looks at some of the best and worst places for women to be business owners. KVCR's Matt Guilhem says among the surprising findings is how well the Inland Empire does in the report.
Although some people around the nation -- notably the governor of Texas -- call California a bad state to do business in, a new analysis shows California ranks high in the rate of job creation compared to other states. Capital Public Radio's Ed Joyce reports.