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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.
How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur
Female Entrepreneurs

How I Overcame the Challenges of Being a Female Entrepreneur

While its hard out there for a female founder, I am not letting it stop me.
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'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry
Women Entrepreneurs

'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry

There is still a staggering low number of female founders in the tech industry. Here is some advice on how ladies can get started.
Rebekah Epstein
New E-Reader App Hatches a Clever Plan to Get You to Actually Read
Entrepreneurs

New E-Reader App Hatches a Clever Plan to Get You to Actually Read

The just-launched Rooster app, inspired by episodic television, aims to boost fiction readership by parsing out books in convenient and immersive installments.
Geoff Weiss
Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?
Leadership

Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?

Lean In, Girl Scouts of the USA and others are partnering up to bring Sheryl Sandberg's message of empowered female leadership to playgrounds and classrooms.
Nina Zipkin
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities
Entrepreneurs

Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, being a woman entrepreneur in the tech community has its perks. Here are a few lessons I have learned about how to capitalize on being a female entrepreneur.
Deena Varshavskaya