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Slideshow: The Rise of Stiletto Networks - Top 5 Women's Power Circles

Slideshow: The Rise of Stiletto Networks - Top 5 Women's Power Circles

As Women’s History Month kicks off, we profile a women's movement lurking beneath the scenes across several industries -- including the startup world.
Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise

Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise

Rissy Sutherland played the field in the franchise industry, before becoming COO of Honest-1 Auto Care.
Franchise Players: This Repair Technician Proves Any Time Can Be Right to Start Your Business

Franchise Players: This Repair Technician Proves Any Time Can Be Right to Start Your Business

Jeanne Lemieux worked as a technician for 26 years before opening up her own Mr. Appliance franchise. Here's what she learned.
Franchise Players: Two Men and a Truck's First Franchisee Reflects on 27 Years in Franchising

Franchise Players: Two Men and a Truck's First Franchisee Reflects on 27 Years in Franchising

Two Men and a Truck is built on a family of female entrepreneurs. Here’s what the first franchisee (and the founder's daughter) has learned.
Franchise Players: A Franchisee Follows In the Footsteps of Her Grandmother

Franchise Players: A Franchisee Follows In the Footsteps of Her Grandmother

Alicia Sorber Gallegos talks working as a Two Men and a Truck franchisee—a company founded by her grandmother.
Franchise Players: One Woman's Long Journey to Become a Sylvan Learning Center Franchisee

Franchise Players: One Woman's Long Journey to Become a Sylvan Learning Center Franchisee

Once, Hillary Malone Tilton was a student at Sylvan Learning Center. Today, she runs 13 locations.
POLL: Would You Buy Entrepreneur Barbie, or Is She Hardly a Good Example?

POLL: Would You Buy Entrepreneur Barbie, or Is She Hardly a Good Example?

Barbie is now an entrepreneur. But what business is she running? Would you invest?
Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie

Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie

At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss.
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

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.
Closing the Business-Ownership Gender Gap

Closing the Business-Ownership Gender Gap

It's not about bias or the 'system.' To address the gender gap, more women need to want to own businesses.
Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

These ladies have found success getting money for their companies. Here's how they did it.
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014

These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.
Leadership Lessons from Young Female Entrepreneurs

Leadership Lessons from Young Female Entrepreneurs

Millennial women business owners are charting their own path. Here are some ways to follow in their footsteps.
As Men in Kilts Franchise Grows, Women (In and Out of Kilts) Are Key

As Men in Kilts Franchise Grows, Women (In and Out of Kilts) Are Key

Men in Kilts, like many franchises, is dominated by men. However, two women have been important to the growth of the business.

What This Female CEO Learned About Gender Bias After Pitching 200 VCs

Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.
Why It's Harder For Women to Raise VC Funds

Why It's Harder For Women to Raise VC Funds

The glass ceiling is still very much intact, but entrepreneurs and VCs have the power to close the gender gap. Here's how.
9 Women in Tech Building Apps That Make a Difference

9 Women in Tech Building Apps That Make a Difference

To this day, women are far outnumbered by men in the tech world. Here are nine women helping to prove tech development isn't a man's world.
7 Tips for Women Who Want to Own a Franchise

7 Tips for Women Who Want to Own a Franchise

In celebration of Women in Small Business Month, female franchise founders and CEOs share top advice and tips for women entering the franchise industry.
Women in Franchising: An Enthusiastic Minority

Women in Franchising: An Enthusiastic Minority

Women in the franchising world are finding community and control in an industry where they remain a minority.
10 Highest-Earning Female CEOs

10 Highest-Earning Female CEOs

Which female CEOs earn the most? Check out how much Marissa Mayer, Irene Rosenfeld and the rest of the top 10 are paid.
5 Tips for Business Success From Martha Stewart, Bobbi Brown & Other Power Women

5 Tips for Business Success From Martha Stewart, Bobbi Brown & Other Power Women

Martha Stewart, Bobbi Brown and other all-star business leaders offer keys to entrepreneurial success for women and men.
How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership

How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership

Red Ants workwear for women has a heavy-duty impact.
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg: Eliminate Bias That Women 'Aren't Meant to Lead'

Facebook's COO says there is a bias in the business world that women are too aggressive.
The Obstacles Facing Women's Career Success (Infographic)

The Obstacles Facing Women's Career Success (Infographic)

For decades, women have struggled to balance the demands of family and business. How far have they come?
Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.

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