Cynthia E. Griffin

Franchises

Bargain Hunters

In search of the ridiculously inexpensive franchise

Small Ideas

Why is it that some women never look beyond the term "small-business owner"?

Pool Party

Women's money and women's businesses coming together for the good of all women

Do You Need an Accountant?

Accountants are more than number-crunchers; they can be an integral part of your strategic planning team.

What's Going On?

The latest in upcoming events, plus grants, loans and programs

Take Me to Your Leader

New Senate committee head says he'll look at big issues in a small-business light.

Planning a Stag Party?

Hold off on the keg. Experts are still debating whether stagflation will show up.

Lost Count

The U.S. Census Bureau gets stingier about classifying businesses as women-owned.
Starting a Business

Learn by Pitching

Business plan competitions and venture forums might be nerve-racking, but they can also get you the cash you need.
Starting a Business

Where Do You Stand?

Some say the new administration isn't exactly oozing with support for new start-ups; some say help is on the way. So what's the truth?

Mass Appeal

Reaching consumers nationwide is this restaurateur's plan for her healthy fast-food business. What will it take?

Something Ventured

From angels to vcs, new roads for investment capital continue to open up.

What's Going On?

This month: online help for small-biz owners, film financing and a competition for young female entrepreneurs
Finance

Send Me an Angel

With new angel funds and networks popping up nationwide, that shouldn't be too hard to do.
Starting a Business

Girl School

What makes a young woman want to own a business? A little education will help.