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When Dreams of Growth Require a Business Shift

Kryshon Bratton of Houston runs a solid pool-building company, but she sees her real opportunity for profit and scale in another sort of construction business.

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WTRMLN WTR Makes a Refreshingly Sustainable Splash

Serial entrepreneur Jody Levy’s latest business, WTRMLN WTR, is grabbing the attention of everyone from fitness fanatics and superstars to everyday consumers.

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A Woman Business Owner Survives, Time And Time Again

Maryann Piazza’s New York firm, Majestic Vending & Services, has endured a national tragedy, economic downturn and a natural disaster. But it has always come out on top.

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Melissa Austria is Building the Retail Store of the Future

The feisty owner of Toronto menswear retailer Gotstyle is mixing and matching old-school service and digital technologies in a bid to survive — and thrive — in an increasingly tough industry.

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Stacy Ratner is in Business to do Good

The founder of Chicago-based Open Books has built a high-impact literacy nonprofit by applying everything she learned as a serial tech entrepreneur.

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A Long-Simmering Venture

Samantha Stephens, founder of OatMeals in New York, is warming bellies and hearts while realizing her long-held dream of transforming oats into an all-day dish.

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The Women Entrepreneurs Who Beat Hurricane Sandy

In New York City’s Rockaway Beach, a fragile entrepreneurial rebirth led largely by women is overcoming the odds — not just surviving but thriving after the storm’s destruction. Why?

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A Budding Business

The fast-growing, controversial cannabis industry is said to be a supportive haven for female entrepreneurs. Intrigued, we took a closer look.

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A Recipe for Success

La Cocina in San Francisco is helping working-class immigrants and women of color launch food-focused ventures.

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Fighting For a Voice Through Song

TamTam, an LA-based singer/songwriter who was born and raised in Saudi Arabia, has found a creative way of using her voice for equality.

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