Women Entrepreneurs

The top 10 US cities for businesses owned by women

Women are conquering the business world at a rapid pace, especially in areas such as small business and entrepreneurship.<p>The proof? In the last decade, the number of women-owned firms nationwide has grown by over 3.5 million, now representing 38% of all businesses in the United States.<p>Today’s map …

Cities

What to do about male venture capitalists who harass women?

At a rooftop party in the Seaport earlier this week hosted by a Boston venture capital firm, there was more on attendees’ minds than mojitos, Peking …

Venture Capital

Men and women both have work cut out for them to battle tech's gender biases, execs say

Blake Irving knows how hard it is to change first impressions.<p>More than four years into his tenure as the CEO of web domain registrar and cloud …

Diversity

The World’s Most Powerful Women: July 21

The funding disparity between female founders and their male counterparts is blatant—so much so that U.S. first daughter Ivanka Trump has made fixing …

Women's News

Microfinance - 'it has symbolic value'

Essma Ben Hamida, co-founder of Tunisian microcredit institution Enda, was present when Ivanka Trump helped launch a loan program for women at the …

World Bank

Delhi, Bengaluru Are Best Cities For Women Entrepreneurs In India

At the 8th Annual Dell Women Entrepreneur Network Summit, Dell announced findings of the 2017 Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, revealing …

Cities

A tipping point for New York City's women-owned businesses

Eight firms here cracked the fastest-growing list, double last year's number<p>There has been a seismic shift in the number of women entrepreneurs over …

Entrepreneurship

Nigeria: Canada Announces U.S.$27.3 Million Humanitarian Aid for North East

(Photo: Immanuel Afolabi | The Center on Conflict and Development at Texas A&M University)AbujaThe Canadian Government has announced that it would …

Women's News

3 Ways to Change the World With Your Wonder Woman Mindset

Discover how changing your mindset can change the world in the latest installment of Patti Fletcher's Wonder Woman article series.<p>In the beginning of the <i>Wonder Woman</i> movie, Diana Prince openly reflects on the darkness consuming mankind. Although that gloom-and-doom sets an ominous tone, Diana …

Wonder Woman

Side Hustle Pro is the perfect entrepreneurship podcast

It takes a certain kind of person to risk it all and follow their startup dreams.<p>A person with a serious safety net, and access to traditional forms of funding, for one.<p>But dedicating your free time outside your day job is a more accessible way to launch the idea that could eventually become a …

Entrepreneurship

How Cities Can Unlock The Potential Of Women Entrepreneurs

, Women@Forbes<p>Cities play a unique and critical role as the breeding grounds for entrepreneurs who start and grow innovative scalable companies that drive economic growth and create jobs, according to research by Richard Florida, Jane Jacobs and Paul Romer. The density of interactions among people, …

Entrepreneurship

This Female Entrepreneur Wants To Make Travel Accessible For All

For entrepreneur Ileaa Swift, travel isn’t just about places — it’s about people, too.<p>In 2012, she founded Swift Travel Deals with a vision of helping everyone, no matter their income, find opportunities to experience the world firsthand.<p>Since starting the agency, she and her 38 full-time employees …

Travel Industry

50 Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs Around the World, Ranked

Diversity in the workplace has been proven to be good for business. Yes, your little boys club might feel comfortable, but stepping outside of it and …

Cities

5 Strategies for Women Entrepreneurs to Save for Retirement

Since, in general, women live longer than their male counterparts, a robust retirement savings plan is even more critical.<p>Saving for retirement can be challenging for anyone, but especially for business owners who invest much of their own savings and earnings into their companies. Although to many …

Retirement

Why Women Entrepreneurs Should Seriously Consider Starting Up in New York

Between the money and the culture, New York makes a strong case.<p>Despite all the recent news about the toxic environment for women entrepreneurs, especially in Silicon Valley, new research from Dell finds that many of the best cities for women entrepreneurs are in the United States. Indeed, the Bay …

Entrepreneurship

Leaders come together to support, discuss and strategize at “A Fempreneur State of Mind”

Today my friends and I attended “A Fempire State of Mind” that was later changed to “A Fempreneur State of Mind”. The latter, more specific to the …

state of mind

11 Inspiring Business Books Every Female Founder Should Read

Business books serve many purposes. They can motivate and inspire. Educate and inform. They can make you happy—or angry. Sometimes reading business …

U.S. Marines

Gender Lens Investing Gains Ground — But Can It Conquer Wall Street?

Gender lens investing is gaining momentum, but remains a small part of Wall Street. How will it get a bigger share?

Venture Capital

Singapore 8th best city for women entrepreneurs

July 18, 2017 5:00 AM<br>Singapore has come eighth on a list of cities worldwide ranked for their ability to attract and foster the growth of women-owned …

Entrepreneurship

How Women Trounce Men When Raising Seed Crowdfunding Capital

Male entrepreneurs may account for the majority of business owners raising finance on crowdfunding platforms in the UK, but their female counterparts are far more likely to get the support they seek, new research shows. Female-led crowdfunding campaigns in the UK were 29 per cent more successful at …

Gender

7 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Getting Funded

She who owns the financial model owns the deal.<p><i>What is the best advice for women entrepreneurs in terms of funding? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bonnie Foley-Wong, CEO Pique</b> …

Entrepreneurship

Female entrepreneurs: The Next Women worth investing in

We were impressed with what we’d heard about The Next Women: a program for female entrepreneurs that culminates with an international pitching …

Entrepreneurship

If you're a female entrepreneur Australia's not a bad place to live

Sydney and Melbourne have landed just outside the top ten in a global ranking of a city's ability to attract and foster the growth of women owned …

Cities

Where Are the Women in Tech? This Entrepreneur Has the Answer

It takes a little more effort for women to establish their credibility as tech entrepreneurs despite having the same skills as men<p>The tech industry continues to be a male-dominated one with a small number of women opting to build a career in the field. Even the number of women entrepreneurs in the …

Entrepreneurship

Belfast tech experts off to US expo

Three female entrepreneurs from Cork and Belfast will attend tech giant Dell's global Women's Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) this week.

News (Ireland)

Dell releases report ranking global cities on ability to attract women entrepreneurs

Dell released a new report Monday ranking 50 global cities on how well they foster and support women entrepreneurs. Two Canadians cities were part of …

Business (Canada)

Venture Capitalist Faces Challenges Fundraising Because of Past Conduct - Bloomberg

The ongoing fallout around allegations of sexual harassment and other mistreatment of women by some venture capitalists is jeopardizing one venture …

Startups

Sexual harassment in tech: Women tell their stories

Sexual harassment in tech:<br>Women tell their stories<p>by Sara O’Brien, with reporting from Laurie Segall<p>by Sara O’Brien,<br>with reporting from Laurie Segall<p>It was 2001 during the dotcom crash, and Cecilia Pagkalinawan had a tough choice: Raise more money for her startup or let 26 employees go. She set up …

Feminism

TiE Delhi-NCR Hosts Women Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 – New Horizons

The event kick started with a Welcome Note by Dr. Shikha Sharma – Managing Director, NutriHealth sharing insights on the aspirations women nurture in …

Entrepreneurship

This influential Silicon Valley firm is spearheading a blacklist of venture capitalists accused of harassing women

SAN FRANCISCO — Faced with a burgeoning sexual harassment crisis, leaders in Silicon Valley have come up with a very Silicon Valley solution: Use technology to create a blacklist.<p>One of the region’s most prominent firms recently emailed an online reporting form to 3,500 entrepreneurs, encouraging …

Silicon Valley