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Businesswomen on the Ballot – Lori Bartley

Republican congressional candidate Lori Bartley, who aims to represent Texas’ 18th district, says her faith and determination have helped her navigate hardships, start a business and take on a political campaign.

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Scaling Up: When Cash is Queen

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.

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Businesswomen on the Ballot – Sue Googe

Sue Googe, a GOP congressional candidate from North Carolina, says her harsh upbringing in communist China and second life as an entrepreneur in America inspired her to get involved in politics.

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Starting a Business with a Helping of Homework

Young women are charging into entrepreneurship. We talked to five dynamos who founded businesses in college or soon after — and learned a lot about the benefits of starting up young.

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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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