Anja Walter-Ris

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HUD's Own Study Dashes Utopian Dream Of Cross-Neighborhood Prosperity

<b>Social Engineering:</b> President Obama's new suburban integration plan won't just harm the middle class by reducing safety and property values. It won't …

Prosperity Preaching: Deceitful and Deadly

<b>Editors’ note</b>: This series examines the prosperity gospel every Thursday and Friday during the month of June. We explore the theology, sociology, and …

Equality of opportunity as an engine of prosperity

We have learned much over the past several decades about the connection between gender inequality and economic growth, particularly when we talk …

World Economy

Global prosperity platform for the 2016 election

The next U.S. president will not be elected because of foreign policy. And she or he certainly will not get to the White House on the strength of …

World Economy

ONDENG: Yes, Kenya is on the move to prosperity

In Summary<p>President Obama encouraged Kenyans to “choose the path to progress” by dealing with corruption, tribal conflict, terrorism, and …

Africa

How the Philippines Missed Out on Commodities Prosperity

Glencore’s exit from the country is the latest setback for the Philippine mining sector<p>MANILA—Resources giant Glencore PLC’s decision to quit the Philippines has deepened the sense of gloom in the country’s mining sector, which company executives claim is being throttled by government …

Stock Markets

The Prosperity Gospel Creates Poor Christians

This good news isn't so good.Earlier this year, the Internet erupted over the fact that televangelist Creflo Dollar was raising funds to buy a $65 …

Internet

5 Inspiring Quotes From Young Female Entrepreneurs

August 10, 2015<p>“Anything you can do, I can do better. I can do anything better than you.” There are two types of women in the world: those who find …

9 Etsy Entrepreneurs You Need to Know Now

Everyone knows Etsy is an oasis for crafty side-hustlers, but still, it can be kind of intimidating to get in the game. The following entrepreneurs …

Amelia Rope: How to be a successful female entrepreneur

This development in the UK reinforces the fact that progress is actually being made everywhere by women now, across the world of business – in small …

Women Entrepreneurs

The Economic Impact of Female Entrepreneurs

In 1999, Babson College’s Diana Project published its seminal report on the state of venture capital investments in female entrepreneurs. This report set out to examine why fewer than 5% of all ventures receiving equity financing had women on their executive teams. While antiquated logic might have …

Venture Capital

Celebrating the Festival of Female Entrepreneurs: Lee Dancy, Barking Mad

Women Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship In Unexpected Places: An Interview with Vithika Yadav of Love Matters

Companies with a female founder performed 63% better than investments with all-male founding teams, according to an analysis of 10-years of data by First Round. Women in entrepreneurship still face an uphill battle, despite how much as we have progressed in the United States. As Co-Founder and CEO …

Are These The Best Cities For Women Entrepreneurs?

Building a high-growth company does take a village. And for women entrepreneurs, Chicago looks like a pretty good one to live in.<p>That city had the highest percentage of female founders—30%–in the newly released 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking. Boston, Silicon Valley and Los Angeles …

Startups

The incredible rags-to-riches story of Britain's new entrepreneurship tsar Michelle Mone

So much so, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday named Mone as the country's entrepreneurship tsar, which means she will help people get people back into work in areas of high unemployment.<p>They probably couldn't have picked a better person. Her life may look glamorous now, but it …

Attractive entrepreneurs get more funding – but only if they're male

If you're an entrepreneur looking for funding it pays to be attractive – and male.<p>The research paper <i>Investors prefer entrepreneurial ventures pitched by attractive men,</i> written by researchers at Harvard, Wharton School and MIT, found the gender and attractiveness of entrepreneurs have a significant …

Dusan Stojanovic Backs Female Entrepreneurs as Trio Shifts to Crowdfunding on Indiegogo

Dusan Stojanovic, a low profile early stage investor who founded True Global Ventures (TGV), recently held a competition to select top female …

Startups

The Big Idea: Mentor network moves mountains for female entrepreneurs

If anyone knows first hand the momentum that mentoring can bring to a business, it’s Cathy Goddard.<p>As founder and owner of Lighthouse Visionary …

Entrepreneurship

Shelly Porges Supports Women Entrepreneurs Globally and Hillary Clinton

When you think of a woman on a passionate mission to support budding women entrepreneurs globally, you naturally envision a successful and accomplished woman herself, right? Shelly Porges is just that woman!<p>Porges knows what it means to be a business woman in the predominantly male-driven corporate …

Here are the top 10 cities for women entrepreneurs - Bizwomen

What’s different about this list of the top 10 cities for female entrepreneurs?<p>For one, GoodCall’s 2015 ranking includes only one major city — …

6 Inspiring Women Who Have Succeeded in Male-Dominated Industries

Last week, Apple released a diversity report that was refreshingly transparent—but disappointing for women. Globally, only 31 percent of its …

List-Worthy

10 Reasons to Be Glad You're a Woman Entrepreneur

10 Reasons to Be Glad You’re a Woman Entrepreneur<p>I’m glad I’m a woman.<p>Actually, I’m glad I’m a Woman entrepreneur, and you should be too.<p>I’ll tell …

Female entrepreneurs have higher business success rate than men

Despite having to overcome more obstacles and possessing a greater fear of failure, female entrepreneurs are more likely to own a sustainable and …

Entrepreneurship

How To Start A Company Before You're 25

According to AOL, as of 2015, only 7% of venture funding was given to female entrepreneurs, partially because women only made up 4.4% of active …

Women entrepreneurs: A positive change is certain

For long, there have been far fewer women starting businesses than men. But that is changing Read more

Entrepreneurship

The fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S.? Minority women.

It has never been a better time to be a female entrepreneur.<p>At least that’s what Carla Harris, chair of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), …

Inspiration: 30 Websites in Warm Earth Tones

Each and every web designer out there is in search of inspiration now and then. Creativity does not run without fuel. Fortunately we don’t need to …

Web Design

Made in the USA: How 3 American Makers Find Creative Inspiration Where They Live

As cheesy as it sounds, inspiration really is everywhere. That’s why one of our favorite ways to beat maker’s block is to go for a walk. You can walk anywhere — to the grocery store, around the block or, if you’re feeling really bold, to a hip neighborhood dotted with artsy shops and coffee houses. …