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Leaning In: The 10 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses

Leaning In: The 10 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses

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Women Presidents Organization reveals its annual ranking of the top 50 women-led businesses in North America. We look at the leaders of the pack.
May 2, 2013 in Leadership
4 Secrets for Lifelong Success  From Martha Stewart

4 Secrets for Lifelong Success From Martha Stewart

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The celebrity entrepreneur discusses her philosophy on what it takes to lead a long and prosperous career.
April 29, 2013 in Leadership
Photos: Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today

Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today

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With the discussion of women in the workplace still making headlines, we asked young women entrepreneurs to sound off on their experiences in the mostly male-dominated world of entrepreneurship.
April 29, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs

How One Young Trep's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

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Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
April 25, 2013 in Profiles

How ZinePak Built a Growing Publishing Empire on the Back of Bieber Fever

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Here's how two young treps pooled their talents to create an entertainment publishing powerhouse.
April 9, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Designer to the Stars Randi Rahm on Finding Success in the Fashion World

Designer to the Stars Randi Rahm on Finding Success in the Fashion World

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New York-based fashion entrepreneur on success tips for creatives, her biggest mistake and why she'll always help young designers.
March 8, 2013 in 'Trep Talk
How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

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The days where women were seen and not heard may be long gone, but challenges remain -- especially upon entering the typically male-dominated world of entrepreneurship.
March 6, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Facing Down Doubters and Empowering Others

Facing Down Doubters and Empowering Others

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Tech entrepreneur Ingrid Vanderveldt shares the story of her early struggles, professional success and personal growth that led to an audacious plan to help a billion women entrepreneurs by 2020.
February 8, 2013 in Success Stories
Video: Limor Fried on Making DIY Look EasyPlay Video

Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy (Video)

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The founder of Adafruit Industries offers insights into how she managed to build a small empire from castaway Altoid tins and other common household items -- and secure the title of Entrepreneur of 2012.
January 25, 2013 in Success Stories
2013's Entrepreneurial Women to Watch

2013's Entrepreneurial Women to Watch

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Our first annual list of seven of the most innovative woman leaders from technology to retail to health and more.
December 18, 2012 in Profiles
Consignment Store Franchise Grows From a Mom's Needs

Consignment Store Franchise Grows From a Mom's Needs

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Just Between Friends clothing store franchise grows from filling needs for family and friends.
December 7, 2012 in Franchises
Dell's Women's Entrepreneur Network Heads to Turkey?

Dell's Women's Entrepreneur Network Heads to Turkey?

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Why the computer giant has set its sights on women entrepreneurs -- and what it hopes to accomplish in Istanbul this June.
November 30, 2012 in Exploring New Markets
Video: How Women Entrepreneurs Differ From MenPlay Video

How Women Entrepreneurs Differ From Men (Video)

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Women have tended to think the smaller the business, the more manageable. But that's slowly changing, says Nell Merlino, Count Me In founder.
October 10, 2012 in Starting a Business
Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

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The nonprofit provides resources, business education and a supportive community to help women turn their ventures into serious moneymakers.
October 3, 2012 in Financing
Richard Branson on Why We Need More Women in the Boardroom

Richard Branson on Why We Need More Women in the Boardroom

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Richard Branson explains why we need more women in top positions.
September 24, 2012 in The 'Treps
Photos: 10 Inspiring Quotes from Women Tech Leaders

10 Inspiring Quotes from Women Tech Leaders

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From newbies to serial entrepreneurs, these women are making their mark in successful businesses.
August 20, 2012 in Your Website
Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online

Need to Vent? Forget the Couch, Startup Moves Therapy Online

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With digital diaries and video chats, PrettyPaddedRoom.com offers online counseling for woman and a "nice play to go crazy."
August 19, 2012 in Health & Fitness
Women Entrepreneurs: Still a Long Way to Go, Baby

Women Entrepreneurs: Still a Long Way to Go, Baby

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Women-owned businesses may represent a big source of potential growth for the U.S. economy and jobs.
July 18, 2012 in Trends
Marissa Mayer's New Role: Wonder Woman?

Marissa Mayer's New Role: Wonder Woman?

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As Google's 20th employee dons the CEO cap at Yahoo, she's also becoming the new poster child for working moms everywhere: She's expecting a baby boy in October.
July 17, 2012 in Starting a Business
HTC's Cher Wang on Innovation and the 'It' Product

HTC's Cher Wang on Innovation and the 'It' Product

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The billionaire entrepreneur discusses what's helped her find success and how others can, too.
July 13, 2012 in Mobile
Video: Techie Networking for WomenPlay Video

Techie Networking for Women (Video)

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From Silicon Valley to New York, the tech world is disruptive, innovative and mostly male. Startup entrepreneur Amy Yazdian of I'm In The Kitchen tells how she fit in.
July 2, 2012 in Starting a Business
A Woman Entrepreneur's Advice for Startups

A Woman Entrepreneur's Advice for Startups

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Claudia Chan, the brains behind S.H.E. Summit Week in New York, shares her best three tips for women starting a business.
June 19, 2012 in Leadership
Fertility Yoga, Anyone? Entrepreneurs Tap Growing Holistic Niche for Women

Fertility Yoga, Anyone? Entrepreneurs Tap Growing Holistic Niche for Women

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With more women struggling to conceive, a cottage industry of yoga centers, acupuncturists and nutritionists has cropped up to help.
June 7, 2012 in Business Ideas
Video: How to Stop Working 24/7Play Video

How to Stop Working 24/7 (Video)

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SixFigureStart's Caroline Ceniza-Levine found a way to take weekends off -- and still bring in target revenue. Hear her story, plus expert tips.
June 4, 2012 in Starting a Business
Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

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This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb.
June 3, 2012 in Franchises

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