03/01/2013 10:23 am ET

The Best Cities For Women Entrepreneurs? It Takes A Lot More Than Promise

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: the year of the female founder is upon us.

No, women won’t out-earn men this year, and in fact continue to trail in all of the measurable stats: revenues (just 1.8% of female-led firms have revenues of over $1 million vs. 6.3% of male-led firms); patents (5.65% of female firms seek patent approval versus 13% of men); and job creation (36% of women-led firms create jobs to 44% of male-led firms).

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