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Female Founders Take On the Startup World

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Craig Newmark

There was some really good advice coming outta the hashtag #FemaleFounders, so my team and I put together a Storify to put some of our favorites in one place (folks, it was really tough to only choose a few).

Going Against the Flow: Stephanie Newby, CEO of Crimson Hexagon

Charu Sharma | Posted 05.04.2015 | New York
Charu Sharma

Stephanie Newby is Crimson Hexagon's CEO. She is also the founder of New York-based venture investment firm Golden Seeds. Her prior experience was in financial services, the majority of which was with J.P. Morgan where she headed several global businesses, including Head of eCommerce.

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

Can Blind Auditions Change the Ratio of Women in Tech Journalism?

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 04.01.2015 | Technology
Lisa Abeyta

I was to be successful as a female tech founder, I would have to be more resilient, more persistent -- and willing to create an independent voice for our company, because I couldn't count on coverage by the press if I was in such a minority.

It's About Women Running Startups

Steve Blank | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Steve Blank

Just before the holidays I had coffee with Anne, an ex MBA student running a fairly large product group at a search engine company, now out trying to raise money for her own startup. She had an interesting insight: existing content/media companies were having the same problem as hardware companies that rarely made the leap to new platforms.

A Glimpse Into the Glamorous Life of a Woman Entrepreneur

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 11.29.2014 | Small Business
Lisa Abeyta

I have no idea if this is what it is like for other women growing companies, but I'm pretty sure their lives are just as crazy busy and full of the regular messiness of life.

Startup Honeymooners

Aileen Gemma Smith | Posted 10.07.2014 | Small Business
Aileen Gemma Smith

We're not Ralph and Alice. We are married founders who spend a lot of time together. The banter is generally good and we work seven days. We are friends who respect each other and share the same values.

Why One Group of Travelers Hope I Don't Win Mother of the Year

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

For me, one of the strangest parts of traveling for business is how much it has changed me as a mother. Gone are the days where I am accessible all day every day, and it's meant I've had to give up on the idea that I can somehow control the outcome of things happening several time zones away.

Entrepreneurship and Women: How We Can and Should Make "Female" an Unnecessary Adjective

Kelsey Recht | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Kelsey Recht

Every business publication I pick up these days seems to feature stories about discrimination against women in the technology world. I have even been ...

10 Women in Tech Orgs You Should Know

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.27.2013 | Women
Craig Newmark

Since I know something about computers and a little about small business, my focus has been on helping girls and women in technology as much as I'm able. I've compiled a list of some of my top 10 women in tech orgs (in no particular order) for you to check out:

What Do You Get When You Mix 10,000+ Hours of Experiences and Leadership With Entrepreneurial Aspirations?

Ebong Eka | Posted 08.13.2013 | Small Business
Ebong Eka

Whether you're a fan of Malcolm Gladwell (and his book Outliers) or not, chances are you've heard the reference of the 10,000 hour rule! In essence, achieving greatness requires an enormous commitment to time -- approximately 10,000 hours.

Making the Leap: A Founder's To-Do List

Leah Busque | Posted 12.04.2012 | Small Business
Leah Busque

Making the leap into starting your own business is a brave and bold move, and everyone's path is different. Here's my ultimate to-do list for new and aspiring founders.

The Startup Visa's Appeal to Women

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

There needs to be a commitment to look at women within international startup communities.

WATCH: Gina Bianchini On Encouraging Entrepreneurship

Posted 12.06.2011 | Women

HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director of Harper's Bazaar caught up with Ning co-founder and Mightybell founder Gina Bian...

WATCH: Alexandra Wilkes Wilson On Being A Mentor

Posted 12.05.2011 | Women

Gilt Groupe co-founder and CMO Alexandra Wilkes-Wilson spoke with HuffPost Women and Laura Brown, Features/Special Projects Director of Harper's Bazaa...

The New Power Girls: Trust and Your Startup

The New Power Girls | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
The New Power Girls

Not everybody in your life is meant to be close to you and your work -- and not every vendor, client, employee, etc. is always meant to have that same access either.

The New Power Girls: The Fine Art Of Surviving Tax Season

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Fortunately, paying taxes and other liabilities can be easy -- the key is in your planning. And thanks to technology, keeping record of transactions and actions are far more efficient than ever.

The New Power Girls: 'Enchantment' Author Guy Kawasaki's New Book And How To Create The Apple-Effect In Life And Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 01.14.2012 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

We work together, we play together and we do business together. It's like the Old Boys' Club, only this time it's female. It's just as empowering and fun.

The New Power Girls: Secret Strategies For Keeping Fit and Healthy While Running Your Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Beverly Hills is sleepy and sunny on an early Saturday morning as I make my way to the Physique 57 studio for a class. The area, notorious for its sho...

The New Power Girls: 5 Habits Business Travelers Must Have Today

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Today entrepreneurs and executives aren't just being hit by airlines cutting back and increasing costs, security measures and other obstacles, but dirty hotels, bed bugs and a whole host of other things. Here's what you can do about it.

The New Power Girls: What Women Have To Say About How Women Shop And Engage Online

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

Women engage and shop online very similar to how they always have in the offline world. Want to tap into the minds of women shoppers online? Make it easier to do just that and more.

The New Power Girls: The Unforeseen Currency Of Giving Thanks

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

The four girls gathered loudly in my living room are women I've known and hung out with for years. One by one they roll in, first Sayeh and Alison, un...

The New Power Girls: Resliency Is the New Black

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

I'm constantly amazed and surprised at the resiliency of people in general. It's without question something that I see a lot among the new modern women in business that I've met and know.

The New Power Girls: Doing What You Want In Life (From How We Are Doing It In Ours)

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

Jenna, Meg and I are at the dark wood kitchen table of Meghan's Los Angeles place, sipping wine, water and munching on seasoned nuts from Trader Joe's...

The New Power Girls: A Crafty Secret Between Today's Women In Business

The New Power Girls | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
The New Power Girls

The day starts early on a weekday morning last week. I'm up a little earlier than usual to work around a speaking engagement I have at 10am that day. ...