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Franchise Players: A Female Entrepreneur Steers an Auto Care Franchise
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: This Repair Technician Proves Any Time Can Be Right to Start Your Business
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Two Men and a Truck's First Franchisee Reflects on 27 Years in Franchising
Franchises

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: A Franchisee Follows In the Footsteps of Her Grandmother
Franchises

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.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: One Woman's Long Journey to Become a Sylvan Learning Center Franchisee
Franchise Players

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.
Kate Taylor
POLL: Would You Buy Entrepreneur Barbie, or Is She Hardly a Good Example?
Entrepreneurs

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?
Kate Taylor
Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie
Entrepreneurs

Introducing Entrepreneur Barbie

At Toy Fair this week, Mattel announced its iconic doll is becoming her own boss.
Linda Lacina
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities
Entrepreneurs

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.
Deena Varshavskaya
Closing the Business-Ownership Gender Gap
Growth Strategies

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.
Scott Shane
Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding
Starting a Business

Young Female Entrepreneurs' Advice on Securing Funding

These ladies have found success getting money for their companies. Here's how they did it.
Rebekah Epstein
The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch in 2014
Entrepreneurs

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.
Entrepreneur Staff
Leadership Lessons from Young Female Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

Leadership Lessons from Young Female Entrepreneurs

Millennial women business owners are charting their own path. Here are some ways to follow in their footsteps.
Rebekah Epstein
As Men in Kilts Franchise Grows, Women (In and Out of Kilts) Are Key
Franchises

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.
Kate Taylor
Finance

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.
Erika Trautman