This brief provides highlights from the 2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs (NSMAE) focusing on female veteran entrepreneurs. NSMAE monitors trends in the activity, needs, and economic, social, and policy barriers of military-affiliated entrepreneurs in the United States. This annual survey and forthcoming public dataset will be an enduring source of current insights for public and private sector leaders, policymakers, and community-based organization on systemic barriers to and drivers of entrepreneurial success among veterans and their family members.
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The findings in this brief are based on the data collected from 298 female veteran entrepreneurs, which represents 11.2% of the respondents in the 2021 survey.
A Few Key Takeaways
57 % of female veteran entrepreneur consider themselves as social entrepreneur