Tag: startups

Revealed: Women entrepreneurs’ crowdfunding advantage

Note to women entrepreneurs: Make society’s gender stereotypes work in your favor! Personal experience and years of observation have taught me that women have a more difficult time winning investor backing for their startups than men. In fact, only about 1.3 percent of startup funding goes to women-owned projects. Since the most in the venture […]

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How to become your own best business idea generator

All the good ideas have been taken! This is an often-heard complaint that is about as far from the truth as the earth is from Alpha Centauri. The problem is that we live in such a stimulus-rich environment that it dulls our imaginations. John Steinbeck said, “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and […]

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