Business & Finance

Funding Options for Women to Start a Business in India 

The number of women entrepreneurs in India is significantly low compared to the start-ups led by men. According to the survey performed by Stand-Up India, there are only 13.6 per cent women entrepreneurs. This adds up to 8 million women entrepreneurs while the total number of male entrepreneurs have crossed over 50 million. To spur the growth of women entrepreneurs financial institutions in India have introduced schemes to provide loan for women and help them expand their start-ups. The Government of India has also set up new schemes for women who are willing to foray in business sectors. Through these assistance programmes, women entrepreneurs will receive financial aid from various secured lending sectors that include financial institutes and NBFCs to meet their requirements r

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