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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.

Women in Franchising: An Enthusiastic Minority

Women in the franchising world are finding community and control in an industry where they remain a minority.

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.

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.

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