Women Entrepreneurs

What Do We Do About the Abysmal State of Women Entrepreneurship in India?

The representation by women in entrepreneurship is still abysmal, given that at least half our population is made up of women.

India

Punjab CM unveils startup development policy

Chandigarh, Nov 22 (PTI) Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today unveiled the draft 'Punjab Startup and Entrepreneurship Development Policy 2017', with …

India

Women entrepreneurs get education, mentoring and a chance to win $25,000 cash with this program

Women entrepreneurs often face an uphill battle when it comes to accessing capital for business.That’s why the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) …

Women Leaders

The Best Locations and Sectors for Women Entrepreneurs Seeking Investment, According to Wharton

It just became a whole lot easier for women entrepreneurs to find investors.<p>It's no secret that the representation of women in the investment industry is small, only about 7 percent. It's also no secret that it's difficult to know where women entrepreneurs, or founders of companies who deliver …

Investing

How To Create An Investment Culture That Supports Female Entrepreneurs

In the United States today, women are starting more companies than ever before. A recent report found that amount of female-led businesses has grown by 45% in the last nine years. Female-led companies generate over $1.6 trillion each year and employ close to 9 million people– a number that …

Women Leaders

Shining a Spotlight on Black Female Entrepreneurs

November 20th, 2017, 9:11 PM UTC<p>On this edition of "Walk the Talk," Camille Thomas, co-founder of "Fearless Commerce," discusses how the magazine …

Business

I Wish competition launched to encourage female entrepreneurs in STEM

If you’re a girl with a business idea going around in your head, then the I Wish “Build It” competition is for you.<p>Young female entrepreneurs are …

News (Ireland)

Global economy 'needs' female entrepreneurs

The video selected is not currently available.<p>International venture capitalist Vicki Saunders says the lack of support for female entrepreneurs is …

Women Leaders

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs with Legislative Change

Today is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, when we celebrate the movement that empowers and supports women in business worldwide. When we invest in …

Small Business

Empathy Is Crucial To Any Personal Or Professional Relationship -- Here's How To Cultivate It

Have you ever shared a painful or challenging experience with a friend, partner, colleague or boss and instead of feeling heard you left the conversation feeling worse off and misunderstood?<p>In that moment, the person whom you were speaking to was not empathetic. They may not have intentionally …

Entrepreneurship

Silicon Valley and venture capitalists are blowing this huge opportunity - MarketWatch

Silicon Valley built its prowess asking the question, “What great company has not been created?” They then build it and do it again — and again.<p>The …

Business

The Founders of a Celeb-Favorite Brand Explain How the Worst Advice They Ever Received Helped Them Hire Extremely Smart People

In running their fashion line Mestiza, Alessandra Perez-Rubio and Louisa Rechter say they value the opinions that will challenge their point of view.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about</i> …

Entrepreneurship

EverlyWell Founder Julia Cheek's Shark Tank Experience

If you’ve watched a few episodes of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” you’re probably aware most of the pitches are for consumer packaged goods. And they’re often …

Entrepreneurship

Young woman entrepreneur launches car repair company in Sunderland

A young entrepreneur has turned her love of cars into a new business, after opening a vehicle repair company in Sunderland.<p>Luciana Parker-Jones …

TheNextWomen - The Global Community of Ambitious Women

<i>Adda van Zanden started her career as an actress. Mostly on stage, also film and tv-drama. She is also one of the founding actors of the European</i> …

Women Leaders

Women s Entrepreneurship Day celebrated in fanfare in New Delhi

Jet Airways GlobalLinker and FICCI Ladies Organisation organised Women's Entrepreneurship Day programme in Delhi. Around 200 women entrepreneurs & …

India

Leveraging Microsites to Convert Social Traffic More Often

You know the basics of social media marketing campaigns and how they can ultimately benefit your brand. But how can you take them a step further so …

Social Media Marketing

This Entrepreneur Went From Bankrupt to the Big Time. Here's How He Did It.

Mario Armstrong wants to give you the tools you need to follow his footsteps.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Mario Armstrong shows off the second season of his live <i>Never Settle</i> show, helping entrepreneurs and dreamers achieve their goals and make a difference. Armstrong starts the show …

Entrepreneurship

Email marketer SendGrid up 13% following IPO

Marketing email company SendGrid had a decent first day on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. After pricing shares at $16, the company closed at $18.03, or up almost 13%.<p>The Denver-based company had raised $131 million after pricing its IPO at $16, above the expected range of $13.50 to …

Danielle Morrill

As Entrepreneurship Thrives, Women Are Starting More Innovative Businesses Than Men

Americans are feeling pretty good about starting companies. More than 25 million Americans were starting or running new businesses in the United States in the past two years, and more than half see opportunities for starting companies, according to the new Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016 …

Gender

Why Women-Owned Businesses are on the Rise

I am one of the many self-employed people working in the United States. But, what is significant to note is that I am a woman.<p>During the last 20 …

U.S. Census

30 Under 30 Venture Capital 2018: Meet The Young Investors Finding The Next Great Tech Companies

A new generation of founders looking to build the next Facebook or Uber are shaking up tech. These leading young investors of the 30 Under 30 for Venture Capital in 2018 provide the funding and support to get them there.<p>This year’s group of up-and-coming venture capitalists hail from the nation’s …

Venture Capital

Don't Find Us, We'll Find You - How A VC Is Using AI To Locate Investments

It’s 4.00 p.m. on a wet Friday afternoon. The phone rings and you pick up an unsolicited call from a friend of a friend, who is, in this case, representing a venture capital fund that has identified your business as a potential candidate for Series A finance. The approach is fortuitous. The …

Entrepreneurship

Toronto hosts event to encourage, empower female entrepreneurs

Chioma Ifeanyi-Okoro started her own business in January. Now, she's helping Canada's biggest city to encourage more women to launch startups of their own.<p>Ms. Ifeanyi-Okoro is the Toronto ambassador for Women's Entrepreneurship Day, an annual event celebrated in 144 countries that takes place on …

CEOs

You Can Help a Woman Start Her Business Right Now

Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New York City will lend $3 million to women business owners on a crowdfunding website where anyone can be a …

Fashion

What are the common reasons for failure at some women-led start-ups?

A bad shareholding structure, too little focus and difficulty in hiring and sexism were some reasons cited by the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur …

News (China)

Female VCs from Sequoia, Cowboy, Benchmark, and others launch Female Founder Office Hours, a series of events at which investors will advise women entrepreneurs

Women Leaders

Women In Fintech: Normalizing And Celebrating Female Leadership

It’s time that women in the fintech industry were celebrated, rewarded and awarded for the work they do on a daily basis for the finance and technology sectors alike but also the commitment they have for transforming the state of diversity as it currently stands in these areas and the working …

Entrepreneurship

The hardest part about starting a new business

Finding an idea is tough. Deciding yourself to actually start it is even tougher. It’s what makes you an entrepreneur. Getting your first angels and …

Technologie

Marijuana’s Female Pioneers Are Being Pushed Aside in the Legal Weed Boom

In the business of medicinal marijuana, there are strains for almost anything that ails you. So far, though, female entrepreneurs have yet to find a …

Cannabis