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March 2016

Improving Women's Innovations Through Competition

In business competitions, everyone can win visibility, inspiration, and connections. What a great way to keep your business growing!


Daughter Grows Family Business From $12 To $150 Million

Think beyond the past to build a bigger future for your company.


The Essential Guide to Investment Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act

As regulations ease, more companies can exploit newly popular crowdfunding options to raise the capital they need to get their businesses off the ground.

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Time For Tea Series: Women and Crowdfunding

Emmy Award Winning journalist Allison Haunss sits down with three women in business who have raised money through rewards-based crowdfunding. Guests include Erin Bagwell (Filmmaker and Feminist blogger), Geri Stengel (Founder of Ventureneer) and Patty Lennon (Crowdfunding Expert)

Crowdfunding Is A Female Founder’s Best Friend

The tools needed for crowdfunding match the skills women have, making it a great way to get past the funding gatekeepers.


Why Crowdfunding Is so Successful for Women Entrepreneurs

One funding option gives women an edge over men. Is it the right option for your business?

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Technology Makes Hair Big Business

Astute observation of the market and recognition of what women need are the keys to growing a business for Latina entrepreneurs.

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How to Use Legal Technology to Cut Down on Legal Expenses

When you hear the word “lawyer,” you might imagine spending hundreds of dollars an hour for basic advice or to generate a simple contract. If legal services were less expensive, what legal agreements would you put in place to protect the business you’ve worked so hard to start and build?


How To Turn A Lifestyle Business Into An Empire

To build a business empire, you may only need to put existing ideas together in a new way.