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Women Entrepreneurship

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?

Read all of Why Crowdfunding Is so Successful for Women Entrepreneurs on myturnstone.com.

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.

Read all of Technology Makes Hair Big Business on Forbes.com.

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.  

 

7 Tips For Franchising Your Business

Franchising offers a way to grow your business, which depending on how fast you want to grow, you can do without giving up control to outside investors.

 
Read all of 7 Tips For Franchising Your Business on Forbes.com

Women Entrepreneurs Fuel Social Change and Economic Growth

How do men and women differ in boosting the economy and changing the world?

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Want to Grow Your Business? Then Listen!

Successful entrepreneurs know that they don’t know everything and that listening is a key skill for business growth.

Read all of Want to Grow Your Business? Then Listen! on Forbes.com. 
 

8 Tips For Crowdfunding Success

Whether you’re a startup or an existing business, a rewards-based crowdfunding campaign offers debt- and equity-free money to launch a product. That’s right! You don’t have to give up a piece of your company in exchange for money or pay interest on a loan.

Women are proving that they have the right stuff to be successful at rewards campaigns. I know this from first-hand experience and from women I’ve interviewed. I raised 71% more than my $7,500 campaign goal.

Women are organized, diligent, clear communicators, good storytellers and skilled marketers. The result: Women had a 70% success rate in reaching their Kickstarter goals vs. 61% for men. Further analysis showed that it was not women’s more modest financial goals that accounted for their higher rate of success, according to research conducted by Hebrew University, the Kauffman Foundation, and UC Berkeley.

I recently connected with Shelley Prevost of Torch, who exceeded her goal of raising $150,000 by 8%. Two thirds of parents want to limit or guide their children’s use of the internet, according to Alexandra Samuel, who researches the way we use the internet.Torch is a simple-to-use, smart router that allows parents to guide their children’s use of the internet.

So how do women do it?

Read all 8 Tips For Crowdfunding Success on Forbes.com.

Tech: An Opportunity For Black Women and Investors

Black women who start tech-based companies represent an unnoticed but potentially lucrative investment for funders.

Read all of Tech: An Opportunity For Black Women and Investors on Forbes.com

What Dating and Angel Investing Have In Common

Like any long-term relationship, the match between entrepreneur and investor takes work and communication.

Read all of What Dating and Angel Investing Have In Common on Forbes.com.

 



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