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Another Gender Gap: Business Ownership

Claudia Viek | Posted 11.23.2014 | Women
Claudia Viek

Women-owned businesses are booming, starting at three times the rate for men. But imagine a world where women had equal access to capital, a fair shot at government procurement and capacity to grow beyond $500,000 in revenue, and the economic potential is far more exciting.

Mompreneur Spotlight: Angie Hicks, Founder of Angie's List

Anjali Varma | Posted 04.21.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

For the web series The Modern Mompreneur, Angie shares her thoughts on the skills that are important to grow an entrepreneurial venture and shares surprising advice on not always needing an original idea to launch a successful business.

Never Miss a Deadline

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Leslie Firtell, founder and CEO of Tower Legal Solutions, was forced to test her pet project, disaster preparedness, when Sandy hit New York. With a c...

From Concept to Execution: Tips for Successful Events from an Award-Winning Event Planner and Entrepreneur

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

With hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake and fierce competition for clients, being an event planner in New York City is no easy feat. Cheryl Gen...

Tips For Quick and Easy Family Dinners

Anjali Varma | Posted 11.25.2013 | Parents
Anjali Varma

All busy moms have faced this all-too-familiar scenario: it's 6:00, the kids are starving, you're exhausted and you have no idea what you're serving for dinner tonight! Couple that with an empty pantry or fridge and a picky eater and it is a "recipe" for disaster.

A Staffer Learns to Staff

Angela Yeh | Posted 10.22.2013 | Small Business
Angela Yeh

As a new mother learning to juggle the complexities of parenthood, I find that the art of balance extends itself to my role as a small business owner. With each hire I made, I learned more about myself and I grew as a business owner and manager.

An Answer to Sheryl Sandberg

Larraine Segil | Posted 06.26.2013 | Small Business
Larraine Segil

Our members are entrepreneurs and the leaders of large companies. Do they lean in? In every way possible. Do they have a seat at the table? They do. Is it easy? No.

Celebrating Entrepreneurial American Women

Cindy Bates | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Cindy Bates

From a changing legislative landscape, to a dramatically evolving cultural and social backdrop, the path of women entrepreneurs is marked by sometimes surprising obstacles and often inspiring triumphs.

Women and the Changing Face of Technology

Ash Kumra | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
Ash Kumra

More and more women are being noticed as developers in the technology space, from Silicon Valley to Silicon Prairie to nearly every major metropolitan area -- making the actual product, coding, and hacking.

Small Business Saturday on Las Olas Boulevard

Cynthia Kounaris | Posted 01.28.2012 | Small Business
Cynthia Kounaris

As a former small business owner, I decided to put my money where my opinions were on Small Business Saturday.

Women Entrepreneurs: It's Your Time

Lynn-Ann Gries | Posted 01.03.2012 | Small Business
Lynn-Ann Gries

Women entrepreneurs haven't received their share of investment. So, why should we care? Because female-led startups that receive the same level of investment as those led by men could add 6 million jobs to the economy within five years, one study found.

How Did She Do It? Career Change 101

The Huffington Post | Catherine Donaldson-Evans | Posted 08.31.2011 | Women

Maybe you're a lawyer with dreams of being a pastry chef. Or a banker who longs to be a teacher. Or a journalist who wants to join the Peace Corps. ...

There Is No Plan B: Interview With Women's Business Mentor Ali Brown

Eli Davidson | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business
Eli Davidson

Are you a woman who owns a business or a woman who wants to? Hang on to your latte. This statistic may infuriate you.