Since 2013, DesiVDesi has sold low-cost solar dryers to farmers in India and beyond, reducing food waste and raising farmer incomes. Now, it aims to take those dried fruits and veggies to the masses, co-founder Nidhi Pant tells us.
Heidi Fausel’s eggnog company, Christmas Milk, won’t let a little fall misfortune ruin a season of happiness, or its annual gift to help foster kids find “forever homes.”
Georgene Huang and Romy Newman cofounded Fairygodboss to help the women of America’s workforce find jobs at supportive, female-friendly companies. Could they change U.S. companies in the process?
San Francisco entrepreneur and backpack maker Phuong Mai, owner of P.MAI, hopes to make it onto your shoulders.
Daisy Jing, founder of skincare company Banish, conquered her own lifelong skin issues with all-natural remedies. Now, she’s selling products that bottle what she learned — and is making millions.
Kathleen Messmer, founder and owner of Anvil Springs Entertainment, is doing her part to fix the movie industry’s gender imbalance by putting more women behind the camera.
Samentha Tiller took a giant leap of faith when she started DMI Technologies a decade ago — and never stopped thinking big.
Passion provided the spark for Dani Klein-Williams’ photography studio, but it was creative thinking and hard work that turned it into a thriving and long-lasting business.
Melanie Moss of confectionery Mini Melanie was destined to be a chef. It just took her awhile to walk down that path.
Yve-Car Momperousse, founder of Kreyol Essence, works with farmers and more in Haiti to source her products’ key ingredient.
Parisian woman business owner Tanya Heath is bringing her interchangeable shoes to an international marketplace.
How Michelle Myers of My Virtual Paige overcame painful hardships to start and grow a successful business — and make a beautiful life.
This small business owner has proudly run Crackerjack Shack “like your grandmother would have” — with practicality and a focus on customers.
This serial entrepreneur has made job creation a top goal for her four ventures.
Aileen Gemma Smith, founder and CEO of Vizalytics Technology, uses her passion for open data to help other small businesses succeed.