Are you a woman business owner whose business is the next “big” thing in digital media and marketing? If yes, then Springboard is looking for you! Apply to the Springboard: Media/Tech 2013 program and move your business to the next level! Springboard’s mission is accelerating women entrepreneurs’ participation in the private equity capital markets. The [...]Continue Reading: Women Business Owners Venture Capital Opportunity →
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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 [...]Continue Reading: Top 10 Tips for Female Entrepreneurs →
According to a new survey by the National Association of Women Business Owners, there will be more women starting businesses this year than ever before. In recognition of this burgeoning market, Alibaba.com has launched a global contest to find the next rising star in the woman business owner community. The lucky winner will travel to [...]Continue Reading: Are You the Next Women Business Owner Rising Star? →
A new program to help women business owners succeed is scheduled to kick-off March 27. It’s a series of 30 minute conference call presentations sponsored by Key4Women from KeyBank. Topics will range from fostering leadership, identifying new business opportunities to how to expand personal and professional networks. Wisdom Wednesdays sessions are scheduled to take place 12 p.m. ET on the last Wednesday of each month through October. The sessions are free and open to the public. You can register for a specific event or the entire series.Continue Reading: Wisdom Wednesdays Helps Women Business Owners Succeed →
Every year during Women’s History Month, my thoughts turn to my mother. Why? Because my mom was a pioneer in the field of women business ownership.
Mom became an entrepreneur at the end of World War II which was unheard of in those days. The war left her a young widow, and she was determined to provide for herself. Partnering with her brother who was just returning from the war, they pooled their resources and opened a furniture store in a rural Missouri town. I’ve heard many great stories about my mother’s ability to sell! She was a dynamo, and the business thrived as a result.
One of the things I love about what I do, is getting to meet amazing, successful business owners from across America. So I decided to start profiling some of these “FOS” — Friends of Susan — so you can meet them too. My first FOS blog post takes us to the West Coast.Continue Reading: Intregity and Strong Values Builds Success For Entrepreneur Sandy Allen →
It’s tough out there. No doubt about it. Just when small business owners were starting to regain some hope that the economy might pick up before the end of the year, the bottom fell out from under us again. The stock market swings are as wild as a theme park roller-coaster ride. Consumer sentiment is down. And many experts predict that the remainder of the year could be even worse than expected.Continue Reading: Don’t Let Panic Interfere With Your Small Business Success! →
As we celebrate women’s history month, remember the great women in your life and don’t let their work be for naught. Women have made significant progress in business, but that progress has come on the backs of women who forged ahead, clearing the way. It is our duty to keep improving and widening the path. It’s our turn to carry the torch for future generations.Continue Reading: Women’s History Month Tribute to Pioneering Entrepreneur: My Mother! →