American Express Debuts OPEN for Women and 2 Other Dow Movers to Watch

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On Friday, American Express’s small business unit American Express OPEN, announced the debut of OPEN for Women: CEO BootCamp, representing a novel program that teaches female entrepreneurs several of the fundamental concepts for successful ventures: confidence, competence, and connections as recognized by a number of acknowledged experts in entrepreneurship.

The most recent State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN, indicates that between 2007 and 2013, when the economy was severely challenged, women entrepreneurs started businesses at a rate 150 percent higher than the national average, adding 175,000 jobs to the United States economy.

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