Memphis ranks high for income among female entrepreneurs

By Updated: June 30, 2020 12:53 PM CT | Published: June 30, 2020 12:53 PM CT
<strong>Chloe Moore,&nbsp;founder of NEXT Memphis, a Porter-Leath initiative&nbsp;speaks on the importance of surrounding yourself with a community of mentors to help you succeed as an entrepreneur. New Memphis hosted the Celebrate What’s Right luncheon that featured women leaders looking to shape the city’s future in 2019.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian file)

Chloe Moore, founder of NEXT Memphis, a Porter-Leath initiative speaks on the importance of surrounding yourself with a community of mentors to help you succeed as an entrepreneur. New Memphis hosted the Celebrate What’s Right luncheon that featured women leaders looking to shape the city’s future in 2019. (Houston Cofield/Daily Memphian file)

But, the percentage of female entrepreneurs in the area is close to 5% compared to about 8% nationally. 

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry is a reporter and digital producer. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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