The Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights, like many urban areas in America, is experiencing an influx of wealthier newcomers and rising rents. How are local female entrepreneurs navigating the breakneck pace of change?
What a Donald Trump presidency will mean for us.
We asked young entrepreneurs at a Brooklyn coworking space what access to insurance through the Affordable Care Act has meant for them — and what they’ll do if a Republican-promised repeal means it’s taken away.
A U.S. Small Business Administration report on gender and minority representation inside venture-capital firms confirms that investor diversity is good for women business owners.
Black female entrepreneurs are starting up at higher rates than any other group. A new report looks at why — and examines the hurdles they face in growing their firms.
Meet three women entrepreneurs who took on the male-dominated world of equity investing and got cash infusions to expand their companies under terms just right for them.
The U.S. Census Bureau has released its first-ever Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, showing women own 20% of firms with paid employees — but contribute only 4% of employer-firm sales.
Many women business owners believe debt is “bad,” but it can be a very good thing for entrepreneurs who want to expand their reach, without giving up ownership or control to an equity investor.
Laura Zander has relied on cash and cash alone to build a $9 million business. For her, getting scale has been more about honing product strategy and organizational chops than injecting capital, she says.
A recent report looks at the benefits of entrepreneurship for women in New York City – and offers lessons for policymakers everywhere.
The U.S. government has finally reached its goal of awarding 5 percent of federal contract funds to women-led ventures a year. What does that mean, and what comes next?
Women-owned businesses are on the rise — and have been for quite some time — data from the U.S. Census Bureau show.
The U.S. Census Bureau’s final 2012 Survey of Business Owners reveals positive trends for female entrepreneurs throughout the country.
Businesses shut their doors for a variety of reasons, as some women in our 1,000 Stories project learned — the hard way.
We collected and analyzed the stories of 1,000 women business owners. Our key findings paint a picture of female entrepreneurship that’s far bigger and far richer than the prevailing business culture would suggest.
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