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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.

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

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

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

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 COO says there is a bias in the business world that women are too aggressive.

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

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

Sheryl Sandberg Encourages Women Bloggers to 'Lean In'

The Facebook COO and best-selling author challenges women at Chicago's BlogHer conference to answer the question: 'What would you do if you weren't afraid?'

Two Women Entrepreneurs Share the Hardest Part of Growing Fast

Bottle & Bottega business partners Stephanie King-Myers and Nancy Bigley discuss the challenges of scaling a business quickly.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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