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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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A Female Entrepreneur Rises from Defeat

Funlayo Alabi’s venture, Shea Radiance, suffered a huge setback a few years ago. But purpose and passion gave her the strength to weather the storm.

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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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A Few Good Women

The Story Exchange highlights three stand-out women-owned companies that are “doing well and doing good.” Learn how the women behind these businesses are creating organizations of impact that reach well beyond themselves.

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Creating a Company that Gives

Rebecca Thomley has established a pervasive culture of volunteerism at Orion Associates. All of its more than 2,500 employees are expected to participate in community work.

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Bringing Car Confidence to Women

Audra Fordin of Great Bear Auto Repair and Women Auto Know wants her fellow females to get comfortable in a traditionally male space.

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Three Good Women

The Story Exchange presents our shortlist of stand-out female entrepreneurs who run businesses that are not only doing well, but doing good in the world.

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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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