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Amanda Austin: In Business to Make You Laugh

Amanda Austin, founder of the Dallas Comedy House, has built a business in the comedy world she loves with a three-legged model of shows, classes and corporate training. The rewards, she says, have been much more than financial.

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Two Women Tech Investors to Raise $30 Million Robotics Fund

Jennifer Gill Roberts and Kelly Coyne, who are combining forces as Grit Labs, want to invest in promising robotics and artificial intelligence startups — and to save us from a future of sexist robots.

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In the Business of Women’s Health

The absence of women in medical studies, both as subjects and researchers, has serious repercussions for female patients. But a growing number of women doctors and business owners are stepping up to solve these problems.

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In Business to Make You Click

In 1999, Jessica Rovello helped invent viral content as promoter of “The Blair Witch Project.” Now a successful female tech entrepreneur, her firm Arkadium is helping large online publishers engage the internet masses.

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Hong Kong Dispatch: Ryanne Lai Is Democratizing Legal Services

The Hong Kong native tells us about her pursuit of entrepreneurship, her plans to use tech to transform Asia’s legal industry and what it’s like being a female entrepreneur in this global business capital.

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Singapore Dispatch: Pocket Sun Is Knocking Down Doors

The 25-year-old Chinese founder of online community SoGal and fund SoGal Ventures tells us about starting up in Singapore, and offers candid advice to other women looking to start businesses.

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