Women Entrepreneurs

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Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital
National Small Business Week

Challenges Women Face When Raising Venture Capital

If you're a woman who wants to start a business, don't let these obstacles stand between you and major sources of funding.
Carol Roth
Discover and Work in Your Entrepreneurial Zone of Genius
Women Entrepreneurs

Discover and Work in Your Entrepreneurial Zone of Genius

Knowing and working with your individual EZOG will help you build a better business.
Sara Davidson
Weight Watchers Founder, Who Turned Her Personal Struggle Into an Empire, Dies at 91
Obituaries

Weight Watchers Founder, Who Turned Her Personal Struggle Into an Empire, Dies at 91

The company, inspired by Jean Nidetch's own weight loss struggles, went public in 1968 and was purchased by Heinz for $71 million a decade later.
Geoff Weiss
Why the Online Marketplace Is Perfect for Women in Business
Social Media Marketing

Why the Online Marketplace Is Perfect for Women in Business

Social platforms -- and the ability to get personal -- are powerful tools for women entrepreneurs.
Sumi Krishnan
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
The 5 Richest Women in Tech
Technology

The 5 Richest Women in Tech

Check out which women are making major bank in the tech sector.
Kate Taylor
Women Entrepreneurs 2.0: What You'll Need to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Startup
Gender bias

Women Entrepreneurs 2.0: What You'll Need to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Startup

Six traits that will help you surmount the challenges of a diversity-starved workplace.
Julie Hall
How Two Ambitious Women Found Success With a Cause-Driven Company
Social Entrepreneurs

How Two Ambitious Women Found Success With a Cause-Driven Company

Their mission is to help the women of Ghana start businesses that solve an age-old crisis: the shortage of clean water.
Sumi Krishnan
Bring Your Child to Work Day Is Too Valuable to Limit to Once a Year
Parenting

Bring Your Child to Work Day Is Too Valuable to Limit to Once a Year

Done thoughtfully, bringing children to work expands their sense of what is possible and gives adults a unique perspective on office life.
Zeynep Ilgaz
5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment
Legal Center

5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment

Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
Jonathan Segal
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5 Powerful Rules for Women Entrepreneurs to Live By
Motivation

5 Powerful Rules for Women Entrepreneurs to Live By

Embrace your crazy and realize that making money is like broccoli. Say, what? Keep reading.
Sumi Krishnan
From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)
Infographics

From Marco Polo to Mark Zuckerberg: The Evolution of the Entrepreneur (Infographic)

Adaptability, courage, drive and grit have been the hallmarks of the best entrepreneurs throughout the ages.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
10 Tips for Women to Improve Their Persuasion Skills
Persuasion

10 Tips for Women to Improve Their Persuasion Skills

Persuasion propels a leader forward. The good news: Persuasion is a major strength for women.
Yvonne Gu
From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time
Success Stories

From Pennies to Millions: What It Felt Like to Make Money for the First Time

In 2005, Susan Petersen and her husband felt like an $86 income tax refund was enough to make them rich. Today, she's at the helm of a multimillion-dollar business. Here's what that ride felt like.
Catherine Clifford