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Women Entrepreneurs Becoming Force in the Developing World

Women Entrepreneurs Becoming Force in the Developing World

From India to Turkey, women are poised to transform local economies around the world. Here's a look at how they're faring.
Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle

Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle

How a children's clothing company stood out in social commerce, catching the eye of prominent investors.
After the Protests: What It Takes to Start Up in Turkey

After the Protests: What It Takes to Start Up in Turkey

Before protesters engulfed Turkey's Taksim Square, the country had become a rising star for businesses and entrepreneurs.
Former Cosmo Editor Kate White: How to Be a Badass Leader

Former Cosmo Editor Kate White: How to Be a Badass Leader

At a women's leadership event, the former editor of Cosmopolitan and Redbook shared her best success tips.
How to Become a Media Darling

How to Become a Media Darling

A spot on a major media outlet's ranking can spell big-time exposure for an entrepreneur. Here's how to turn the heads of the editors who create them.
Reporter's Notebook: Visiting Istanbul at a Time of Tumult

Reporter's Notebook: Visiting Istanbul at a Time of Tumult

In heading to Istanbul to cover a business conference, Entrepreneur.com's Diana Ransom walked into what would become a nationwide protest. Here's her take on the week's demonstrations.
Amid Istanbul Protests, Caution at a Conference

Amid Istanbul Protests, Caution at a Conference

At the annual Dell Women's Entrepreneurship Network event in Istanbul, entrepreneurs found themselves waylaid by days of protests and tear-gas explosions.
A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

A New Dell Initiative Asks Women Entrepreneurs to Give Back

The 'Pay it Forward' campaign aims to support one million aspiring women entrepreneurs by 2015.
Multinationals Turn to Entrepreneurs for a Foothold in Emerging Markets

Multinationals Turn to Entrepreneurs for a Foothold in Emerging Markets

Helping entrepreneurs in far-flung markets is often more than just a corporate social responsibility initiative. It can be good business.
Preparing for an International Conference

Preparing for an International Conference

From safety precautions to avoiding cultural no-no's, here's how to plan for an international conference with ease.
How The Lash Lounge Franchise Extended its Business

How The Lash Lounge Franchise Extended its Business

One entrepreneur's inspiring story of how losing her job turned into a booming beauty franchise.
How One Young Entrepreneur's Quest to Encourage Women Engineers Led Her to GoldieBlox

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

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

Fast-Growing Organic Food Startup Acquired by French Food-and-Beverage Giant

Paris-based Danone has purchased a majority stake in Happy Family -- a deal reportedly worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

Women Entrepreneurs Can Win Larger Contracts Through SBA Set-Aside Program

A ruling from the Small Business Administration lifts the cap on federal contracts set aside for women-owned small businesses.

What Would You Ask Warren Buffett?

How would you like to get custom advice from Warren Buffett? On Tuesday, you can.
Top U.S. Cities for Women Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Top U.S. Cities for Women Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

A look at which major U.S. cities are the best for women business owners, and seven tips to help them get started.
Leaning In: The 10 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Businesses

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

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.
4 Secrets for Lifelong Success  From Martha Stewart

4 Secrets for Lifelong Success From Martha Stewart

The celebrity entrepreneur discusses her philosophy on what it takes to lead a long and prosperous career.
Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today

Young Women Entrepreneurs Speak Out About Starting Up Today

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.

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

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

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

Here's how two young treps pooled their talents to create an entertainment publishing powerhouse.
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

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

How Today's Young Female Entrepreneurs Embrace Their Feminine Mystique

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.
Facing Down Doubters and Empowering Others

Facing Down Doubters and Empowering Others

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.
Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy

Limor Fried on Making DIY Look Easy

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.

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