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

With digital diaries and video chats, PrettyPaddedRoom.com offers online counseling for woman and a "nice play to go crazy."

Women Entrepreneurs: Still a Long Way to Go, Baby

Women-owned businesses may represent a big source of potential growth for the U.S. economy and jobs.

Marissa Mayer's New Role: Wonder Woman?

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.

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

The billionaire entrepreneur discusses what's helped her find success and how others can, too.

Techie Networking for Women

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.

A Woman Entrepreneur's Advice for Startups

Claudia Chan, the brains behind S.H.E. Summit Week in New York, shares her best three tips for women starting a business.

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

With more women struggling to conceive, a cottage industry of yoga centers, acupuncturists and nutritionists has cropped up to help.

How to Stop Working 24/7

SixFigureStart's Caroline Ceniza-Levine found a way to take weekends off -- and still bring in target revenue. Hear her story, plus expert tips.

Look Out Lunch Ladies, Here Comes Wholesome Tummies

This new franchise delivers meals to schools and kicks PB&J to the curb.

Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

The story of the popular car-sharing service started by two moms in Massachusetts could be an inspiration for your new business.

For SBA Award Winner, Success Means: 'Do the Right Thing'

This year's Small Business Person of the Year discusses the challenges of managing rapid growth.

Multimillionaire Entrepreneur Jane Wurwand on Self-Reliance

The founder of Dermalogica shares how she drove her own success, and why she's so adamant that other women become financially independent, too.

From Tech Maven to Jane Austen Geek

Sandy Lerner, co-founder of Cisco Systems, spent more than 20 years working on a sequel to 'Pride and Prejudice.'

TaskRabbit's Leah Busque on Staying Competitive

The startup has survived competitive challenges by following these three important principles.

Why Women Business Owners Feel More Successful

An informal survey released this week suggests that women entrepreneurs are more confident about their business's success than their male counterparts and offers some clues as to why.

Learning to Network: Organized Study vs. Winging It

Do men and women network in different ways? Here's a look at the ways in which each sex approaches it.

Barbara Corcoran: 'The Joy Is in the Getting There'

In 'Trep Talk, the Shark Tank star and angel investor shares life lessons, her surprising secret to growing a business, plus the humbling moment that still brings her to tears.

I Am Woman. . . See Me Grow My $1 Million Business

Women-owned businesses with sales over $1 million are growing. Here are three theories on why women are able to build bigger businesses today.

How Dermalogica Is Giving Women Entrepreneurs a Boost

To alleviate many of the problems in the world, Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand boldly suggests giving women entrepreneurs a hand up.

Trend Watch: You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down

As women continue to launch companies at a rate exceeding the national average, here's a look into the growth trends of their enterprises.

Which Way Is Best: Relationships First or Business First?

Men often go for the transaction immediately, rather than nurturing networking relationships as women do. Solve this chicken-or-egg conundrum before you embark on your networking efforts.

Puzzle for Policy Makers: How to Increase Gender Equality in Entrepreneurship

The solution for policy makers looking to reduce the longstanding disparity between the sexes may depend largely on why the gap continues.

A Saucy Millionaire Role Model for Serial Entrepreneurs

Marcia Kilgore, creator of lifestyle and beauty brands, shares her fearless approach to business and life.

Women Entrepreneurs Put the Government in the Hot Seat

Being a woman and an entrepreneur has its benefits, but there are also a number of challenges. Here, the SBA answers your burning questions about how to best overcome them.

Building a Business on Solving an Aching Dilemma for Women

Day2Night's convertible shoes offer women a fashionable heel height for any occasion.

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