How Part-time Entrepreneurs Can Grow Full-time Potential

How Part-time Entrepreneurs Can Grow Full-time Potential

The “entrepreneurial spirit” is roughly defined as “a gift” of passion, ambition, determination, creativity and leadership that is so intense that it inspires others. Notice, though, that nowhere in this description does it list “full-time” as a defining trait. Though commonly viewed as an all-or-nothing commitment, modern entrepreneurs do not need to quit their day […]

America’s Top States for Female Business Owners

America’s Top States for Female Business Owners

Female entrepreneurship is growing at an unprecedented rate. Between 1997 and 2015, an average of 608 new women-owned businesses opened per day, American Express’ 2015 State of Women-owned Businesses report states. Since 2007, this number has increased to an average of 1,072 a day. The report surveyed the 50 states to find which ones have […]

Inisghts from Female Entrepreneurs

Insights from Female Entrepreneurs

Two years ago, the BBC hailed “older women entrepreneurs” as “encore entrepreneurs,” often the most successful and promising demographic in a field where failure is 90+ percent.[1] If you’re a woman considering starting a business or building your entrepreneurial brand, it pays (literally) to learn the tough lessons through osmosis. Now that a h

Silicon Valley Women

4 Helpful Startup Tips for Young Female Entrepreneurs

We’ve reached a very exciting point in history where female entrepreneurship is finally thriving and healthy. While there’s plenty of progress to be made when it comes to equal opportunity, pay equality, and other related issues, it’s possible for young entrepreneurs like yourself to move from an idea to a profitable venture. Let’s take a […]

Business Women

Insights from Female Entrepreneurs

Female Entrepreneurs: Trending Now If you’re a woman considering starting a business or building your entrepreneurial brand, it pays (literally) to learn the tough lessons through osmosis. Now that a healthy amount of successful female entrepreneurs blazed the trails and are happy to share their wisdom, soak up as many tips as you can to […]

Lessons From Startups and Entrepreneurs

Lessons From Startups and Entrepreneurs

Starting a business is daunting to say the least. It’s not easy nor is it for the faint of heart. However, that is what makes an entrepreneur different. Entrepreneurs are risk takers; they are people who are willing to risk everything, financially and career wise, to grow their ideas and businesses. If you are planning […]

Female Entrepreneurs: 4 Tips to Win Over Potential Investors

Female Entrepreneurs: 4 Tips to Win Over Potential Investors

The total investment of angel investing in 2014 reached $24.1 billion with 73,400 entrepreneurial ventures receiving funding, according to the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire. Although this showed a 2.8 percent decrease from 2013, the numbers still show strong activity with investors looking for new business. But with thousands to […]

Wells Fargo

New Microloans for Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs

Wells Fargo Invests $1 million in Grameen America to Fund  Microloans to Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs  in California and Texas SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2013 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $1 million equity equivalent investment (EQ2) in Grameen America, a 501(c)3 microfinance organization dedicated to helping women who live in poverty […]

Annie Xu

Top 10 Tips for Female Entrepreneurs

With many women still struggling to find a role in male-dominated boardrooms, a growing number are branching out and setting up their own companies. In the US alone, women-owned enterprises are starting up at a rate of around 550 a day, and this trend is being mirrored across the globe, with figures from the Enterprise […]