06/05/2013 10:02 am ET

Start Me Up


Let's say you're a woman entrepreneur and want your business to have a good chance to succeed. Which country should you start it in?

The U.S.A. is still your best shot. That's the result of a new report, out today [June 4] that compares women-led startups in 17 developed countries, including Germany, China, Brazil and Japan. The study, the first-ever gender focused look at high-potential entrepreneurship—or new businesses that are growing and export-oriented—was conducted by the Washington, D.C.-based non-profit Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI) institute and sponsored by Dell.

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