Women Entrepreneurs

Which Way Is Best: Relationships First or Business First?
Entrepreneurs

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
Entrepreneurs

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.
Scott Shane
A Saucy Millionaire Role Model for Serial Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs

A Saucy Millionaire Role Model for Serial Entrepreneurs

Marcia Kilgore, creator of lifestyle and beauty brands, shares her fearless approach to business and life.
Teri Evans
Women Entrepreneurs Put the Government in the Hot Seat
Growth Strategies

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.
Diana Ransom
Building a Business on Solving an Aching Dilemma for Women
Entrepreneurs

Building a Business on Solving an Aching Dilemma for Women

Day2Night's convertible shoes offer women a fashionable heel height for any occasion.
Michelle Juergen
Targeting the 'It Girl' Customer
Marketing

Targeting the 'It Girl' Customer

The co-founders of Rent the Runway outline five strategies they've used to build a high-tech fashion company.
Colleen DeBaise
A Fashion Startup Goes Viral
Marketing

A Fashion Startup Goes Viral

Divya Gugnani, co-founder of fashion site Send the Trend, tells how she built a social business with about 200,000 Facebook fans in less than a year.
Colleen DeBaise
New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses
Entrepreneurs

New York Startup Brings Art to the Online Masses

Entrepreneur Jen Bekman envisions--and is creating--a world that puts art in reach of the masses.
Caroline Tiger
Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink
Starting a Business

Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

A girls' night out inspires a new business for two 30-something moms.
Michelle Juergen
Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on Succeeding in a Male-Dominated Field
Entrepreneurs

Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on Succeeding in a Male-Dominated Field

The leading recording engineer shares her views on standing out as a woman in a business dominated by men. Part of our Insights series.
Ameen Khwaja
Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on the Secret to Staying Competitive
Growth Strategies

Jungle City's Ann Mincieli on the Secret to Staying Competitive

The groundbreaking recording engineer talks about how her studio stays on the cutting edge. Her advice: Hire a motivated team with passion and a hunger to try new things. Part of our Insights series.
Ameen Khwaja
Hanky Panky: Building a Business on Empowering Women
Starting a Business

Hanky Panky: Building a Business on Empowering Women

How two friends created a multimillion-dollar lingerie business through the decades.
Rosalind Resnick
How a Personal Health Crisis Led to Small-Business Success
Entrepreneurs

How a Personal Health Crisis Led to Small-Business Success

A homegrown company called Two Moms in the Raw carved its own health-food niche.
Jane Porter
How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week
Starting a Business

How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week

Porter Grey, a fashion line started by sisters Alexandra & Kristen O'Neill in 2006, is making its second appearance at Fashion Week. Find out how they learned the business and made it into one of the industry's biggest showcases.
Ameen Khwaja