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How Losing Her Job Helped Jaclyn Johnson Find Her Inner CEO

Before she launched Create & Cultivate, Jaclyn Johnson founded No Subject, a marketing and events firm. But she never intended to be the boss.

This Former Dating App CEO Wants to Make Motherhood Less Lonely.

Michelle Kennedy took her expertise as a leader in the swipe-right dating world and created Peanut, a networking app for moms.

How Lauren Bush Lauren Hustled a Customs Agent to Save the First Order of FEED Bags

The founder of the mission-driven FEED looks back on turning her passion project into a fully formed business operation -- and finding the right partners to help the brand grow.

How the Founders of LOLA Learned to Talk up the Feminine Hygiene Market

Alex Friedman and Jordana Kier learned on the fly to turn their organic tampon company into a VC-funded reality.

How Research, Research and More Research Led the Co-Founder of Billie to a Successful Launch

Former ad exec Georgina Gooley had never launched a brand before. By getting to know the space she was entering -- and the consumers she hoped to serve -- she set out to disrupt the shaving industry.

How the Rifle Paper Co. Founders Turned a Side Hustle Into a Thriving Lifestyle Brand

Anna Bond and her husband Nathan had no money, no jobs and no business experience when they decided to launch the now-beloved stationery brand. Here's how they went from broke to $22 million in revenue.

She Built Her Startup With No Money or Team. How the CEO of Piazza Did It.

Pooja Sankar gave new meaning to the word 'scrappy' as she built her online question-and-answer forum.