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Certification criteria

What criteria should I consider for certifying my woman-owned business? 
If you fit the following criteria, you should strongly consider applying for certification.

- Your business is owned at least 51 percent by a woman or women, and managed on a day-to-day basis by a woman or women.

- You sell to businesses rather than individual consumers.

- You target Fortune accounts and can service them on a regional or national basis.

- Your revenue is at least $500,000.

- You want to grow your business significantly and can handle the growth.

- You have the resources and the cash flow to comfortably execute a contract with a minimum value of $10,000. 
Brain Trust contributor: Author of Nine Lives: Stories of Women Business Owners Landing on Their Feet, and The Woman's Advantage
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