New statistics show men are twice as likely to be entrepreneurs than women.
It's estimated the UK would have an additional one million entrepreneurs if women set up businesses at the same rate as men.
Caroline Lake set up her own business in Norwich in 2006, a garage called Caroline's Cars.
She came up with the idea when she kept hearing from other women that they hated taking their cars to be repaired.
28-year old Rebecca Chong gave up a full time job in may this year to set up Tribecca coffee in Cambridge.
It's a low carbon business and involves Rebecca pedalling to grind the coffee. She works outside Cambridge North station.
Sara Hannah set up her own sports clothing company thirty five years ago. Her daughter Charlotte now works with her.