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3 Ways for Women to Close the VC Gender Gap

Only 7 percent of U.S. venture capital deals go to women founders and CEOs. Let's change that statistic.

How a 'Yes' Mentality Helped Turn 'Yes to' Into a Major Beauty Brand

Joy Chen, CEO of the company behind the Yes to Carrots and Yes to Tomatoes beauty lines, shares her experience turning the once unprofitable company into a fast-growing brand.

Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.

As of late, there has been a lot of news about female employees at startups. Here are a few reason to get women on board.

'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.

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.

Power Pedicures: The New 'Golf' for Businesswomen?

One woman has found success hosting business meetings at nail salons.

Women Win in the Classroom, Struggle in the Boardroom (Infographic)

Ahead of International Women's Day, here's a look at where women have made improvements and where they are still falling a step behind.

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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