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Are Men Better Entrepreneurs Than Women? That's the Perception.
Gender gap

Are Men Better Entrepreneurs Than Women? That's the Perception.

A big problem with the gender gap in entrepreneurship is the nagging feeling that men are better suited for it.
Scott Shane
These 3 Organizations Are Working to Boost Female Entrepreneurs
Female Entrepreneurs

These 3 Organizations Are Working to Boost Female Entrepreneurs

Women remain a minority among entrepreneurs but there is increasing attention on leveling the playing field.
John Boitnott
15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2015
Women Entrepreneurs

15 Female Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2015

Entrepreneurship is more than simply coed. By many measures, women are surpassing men in the zeal and tenacity with which they pursue their dreams.
Sara Davidson
Why Female CEOs Are Getting More Funding
Gender differences

Why Female CEOs Are Getting More Funding

How companies are pushing to close the gender financing gap.
Michelle Goodman
The Meritocracy Myth: Why Entrepreneurship Is Better Than 'Leaning In' to a Brick Wall
Female Entrepreneurs

The Meritocracy Myth: Why Entrepreneurship Is Better Than 'Leaning In' to a Brick Wall

When women who aspire to leadership only see the best man promoted, they need to consider a new path.
Selina Petosa
5 Lessons for the Fearless Female Entrepreneur
Women Entrepreneurs

5 Lessons for the Fearless Female Entrepreneur

The same challenges face anyone in business, but women encounter their own unique challenges.
Jayna Cooke
Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business
Shark Tank

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business

The 'Queen of QVC' says it doesn't matter if you're a king or queen in business. It just matters that you rule.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Business and Family Are All in a Day's Work For These Dynamic CEO Moms
Female Entrepreneurs

Business and Family Are All in a Day's Work For These Dynamic CEO Moms

Three female CEOs reveal how they pursue that elusive work/life balance.
David Nilssen
3 Great Books By and For Female Entrepreneurs
Books

3 Great Books By and For Female Entrepreneurs

Men and women alike will take inspiration and encouragement reading the particular challenges these entrepreneurs overcame.
Matthew Toren
You'll Never Guess Where Female Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise (Infographic)
Women Entrepreneurs

You'll Never Guess Where Female Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise (Infographic)

Businesses owned by women are booming in the South. Check out this infographic to see how your state matches up.
Kate Taylor
How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations
Success Stories

How a Former Denny's Waitress Amassed an Empire of Over 75 Denny's Locations

At age 16, Dawn Lafreeda began working at Denny's as a hostess. Three decades later, she's the largest single-owner franchisee in the system.
Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks
Inventions

Boston Installs Phone-Charging Solar Benches Across City Parks

The Soofa not only charges devices on-the-go, but captures environmental data such as weather, noise levels, air quality and number of passersby per hour.
Geoff Weiss
What My Mom Taught Me About Being a Female Entrepreneur
Advice

What My Mom Taught Me About Being a Female Entrepreneur

The co-founder of Zady discusses how her mother's advice has helped get her through some of the bumps in the startup road -- especially when dealing with gender bias.
When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice
Advice

When Making Any Major Business Decision I Turn to My Mom's Advice

The co-founder of ethical fashion startup Zady opens up about how her mother's insight has helped her decision-making process.