Stephanie Schomer

Stephanie Schomer

Entrepreneur Staff
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Franchises

This Franchisee Ditched a High-Powered Corporate Career to Run Her Own Cycling Studios

Lisa Locker spent decades climbing the corporate ladder. But as a CycleBar franchisee, she's found a whole new challenge.
Women Entrepreneurs

What It's Like to Be Mentored by Gwyneth Paltrow

The actress and CEO chats with her mentee, the cofounder of Maisonette, about finding support as an entrepreneur.
Forget The Tech

Low-tech Strategies to Help Boost Success in High-tech World

Owning an innovative technology is just one part of building a successful startup. Four founders detail the low-tech strategies that helped boost their success in the high-tech world.
My First Moves

She Was Rejected On Shark Tank. Then She Used That To Her Advantage.

Melissa Butler knew her line of brightly colored lipsticks would be a hit. So when the beauty industry ignored her, she kept moving forward.
Pitching Investors

Forerunner Ventures Founder Kirsten Green On What She Looks for In a Pitch

The investor breaks down what makes her want to invest in a brand, today's biggest opportunities, and how the tech world is about so much more than technology.
Success Stories

Four Tech Founders Share Their Low-Tech Strategies For Success

Owning an innovative technology is just one part of building a successful startup.
Success Stories

Want to Build A Franchise Empire? Do It Brand By Brand.

Paul Flick wants to serve a homeowner's every need -- which is why his company Premium Service Brands is always expanding.
Franchises

Why This Oakland Cop Became a Subway Franchisee

Kiesha Haggerty has found the two worlds to be surprisingly complementary.
Young Entrepreneur

Teen Entrepreneurs Learn to Embrace Failure. Can Adults?

Grownup founders can learn plenty from their teenage counterparts.
Franchises

By Supporting Its Franchisees, Kona Ice Enables Them To Better Serve Local Communities

The shaved-ice franchise focuses on community engagement to build year-round demand for the warm-weather treat.
Franchise Financing

What Franchises Should Look for In a Bank

Industry vets offer up advice on finding the financial and lending partner that works for your business.
Growing a Business

Designer Nicole Miller Shares How She's Learned to Embrace Social Media, Influencers -- and the Need for Resiliency

Miller never saw herself as a 'woman' entrepreneur but recognizes that 'Somehow, the men get touted more than we do.'
Success Strategies

Three Creative Ways to Acquire Your First Customers

Don't know where your all-important first sale is coming from? Take advice from these entrepreneurs and think outside the box.
My First Moves

This Founder Built a National Business By Helping Kids Get Into College

Neha Gupta's College Shortcuts helps kids and parents navigate the paperwork and stress of college admissions.
Mentor Moments

This Female Founder Leans on Her Best Friend for Business Advice -- and Even Recruited Her to Join Her Company

Anna-Mieke Anderson, founder of ethical diamond brand MiaDonna, has relied on pal Melanie Ware since the two were 11 years old.