Women Entrepreneurs

Project Grow

Spanx's Sara Blakely on How She Created an Inspiring Work Environment

The inventor and founder of the body-shaping undergarment company talks about how the headquarters design motivates and inspires employees. Part of our Insights series.
Entrepreneurs

Khu.sh's Prerna Gupta Pioneers High-Tech Music for the Masses

This 29-year-old CEO has her sights set on expansion with her apps LaDiDa and Songify and seed funding from angel investors. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Entrepreneurs

From Grad Student to Social Media Millionaire

How twentysomething Shama Kabani of Marketing Zen Group wrote a master's thesis on Twitter and then went on to build a leading-edge marketing firm. Part of our annual Young Millionaires report.
Growth Strategies

Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

A Texas designer uses her passion for sustainable living to strike out on her own.
Entrepreneurs

Camera+: An Apps to Riches Story

How Lisa Bettany went from struggling photographer to app evangelist.
Entrepreneurs

The Innovators: Sweet Riot's Sarah Endline

The founder of an upstart chocolate-maker talks about how she's building a community around products with a social mission.
Entrepreneurs

A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys

How an Atlanta entrepreneur launched Stinky Boyz, a line of sports-themed natural shampoos and body washes.
Run a Better Business

How a Microbusiness Rebounded from the Recession

A fashion startup survives cash-flow problems and redesigns itself for a comeback.
worth-knowing

Lessons Learned From Mom Inventors

How three moms started small businesses around solutions to parenting challenges.
worth-knowing

How Fast-Growing Companies Use Social-Media Marketing

Here's a sampling of how growth-minded businesses use social media to ring in sales.
worth-knowing

Roaring Reinvention: How a Grandmother Started a Motorcycle Shop

A Florida woman is sharing her passion with other adventure-seekers.
Starting a Business

How to Prepare to Be Your Own Boss

Five tips for young hopefuls to consider before hanging their own shingle.
Entrepreneurs

The Innovators: Dannijo's Jodie & Danielle Snyder

The founders of a fashion jewelry collection talk about their journey as an upstart brand in the ever-changing fashion business.
Leadership

Rallying the Team for a Recovery

How encouraging employees to come up with ideas helped one company get creative in serving its clients.
Entrepreneurs

Caterina Fake on Stepping into the Unknown

The co-founder of Flickr and Hunch talks about finding inspiration and what keeps her up at night.
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