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Women Know What Consumers Want: VCs Need To Wise Up

What markets are male VCs not investing in because they’re not the purchase maker for it?

Women entrepreneurs see markets men miss. Smart investors listen to those women.

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Reaching New Heights By Renovating Your Business

Growing doesn't mean doing more of the same. It means using what you know in new ways.

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How The Toy Industry Opens The Door To Innovative Women

How do you make the right connections to bring your innovation to market?

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Are Your Hiring Practices Slowing Your Company's Growth?

Low Unemployment Means New Challenges For Growth. Are You Ready?

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The Next Business Revolution: Diversity

How will you use diversity to unleash growth in your company? Diversity is a critical factor in market growth.

 

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How One Woman Is Raising Money For 385,000 Women Entrepreneurs

What do VCs not get that impact investors do?

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How Entrepreneurs Can Keep Their Heads Without Losing Their Hearts

How can entrepreneurs avoid making mistakes?

Entrepreneurship is difficult and can feel like a lonely journey. Sheryl O'Loughlin learned the hard way, as many entrepreneurs do. You don’t have to.

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Disrupting Costly Access To Eldercare Leads To Business Opportunity

For more than 25 years, Ginalisa Monterroso worked for nursing homes, maximizing the amount of money they got paid for their services. Hospitals and  nursing homes get paid more if customers pay directly for services than if Medicaid pays. Monterroso’s job was to exhaust a customer’s personal money before using Medicaid benefits. The truth is that people, even if they have money in the bank and a home, may be entitled to Medicaid benefits.

Monterroso grew so frustrated watching people deplete their life savings when another option was available that she set up a consulting practice, Medicaid Advisory Group.which helps people get the benefits that they are entitled to.

Read all Disrupting Costly Access To Eldercare Leads To Business Opportunity on Forbes.com.

 

The Nuts And Bolts Of Scaling A Company

When you think nuts and bolts, you probably don’t think innovation. Not so for Jewel Burks, co-founder and CEO of Partpic. She managed customer service for a parts distributor and dealt with the calls from frustrated customers who had been sent the wrong part or couldn’t identify the part they needed because the product name or number was partially rubbed off.

Again and again, customers asked if they could send a photo of the part so the distributor could match it. The last straw was when Burks’ grandfather, a farmer in Alabama, had to delay harvest because a part for his tractor broke, and together they had trouble identifying and replacing it. There had to be a better way, she thought.

Read all of The Nuts And Bolts Of Scaling A Company on Forbes.com.

 

The Nuts And Bolts Of Scaling A Company

When you think nuts and bolts, you probably don’t think innovation. Not so for Jewel Burks, co-founder and CEO of Partpic. She managed customer service for a parts distributor and dealt with the calls from frustrated customers who had been sent the wrong part or couldn’t identify the part they needed because the product name or number was partially rubbed off.

Again and again, customers asked if they could send a photo of the part so the distributor could match it. The last straw was when Burks’ grandfather, a farmer in Alabama, had to delay harvest because a part for his tractor broke, and together they had trouble identifying and replacing it. There had to be a better way, she thought.

Read all of The Nuts And Bolts Of Scaling A Company on Forbes.com.

 



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