Female Entrepreneurs in France

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

publication date 14 / 09 / 2017

A redefinition of the classical concepts of entrepreneurship.

While there is a virtual parity in labor market participation and French institutions are supposed to support and encourage female entrepreneurship, only 30% of entrepreneurs are women.

How can this gender gap be explained?

KEDGE Profs. Virginie Vial and Katia Richomme-Huet conducted a study to identify the reasons for this disparity using the 5Ms theory: Market, Management, Money, Macro / Meso environments, and Maternity. A redefinition of the classical concepts of entrepreneurship.

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