How the search for a strategic partner gave the Houston-based owner of Nicholas Earth Printing a new lease on entrepreneurial life.
We've interviewed hundreds of successful women entrepreneurs about their small business journeys and what they learned along the way. Read the stories of inspiring startup founders, mid-stage strivers and established business leaders. Learn from the experiences of women business owners of every age working in every industry, from around the world. Discover the many paths women are taking to build great companies, break through barriers and cultivate economic and social good. Get ready! These everyday role models may well inspire you to start your own business, or give you killer ideas for growing the one you have. You may even feel inspired to share your startup story with us.
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.
Angelica Garcia-Dunn’s personal life took a terrible hit. Instead of becoming bitter or giving up, she decided to shake up the Texas freight industry.
Lavanya Coodly, who debuted her spring/summer 2017 collection during NYFW, is a fashion-industry newcomer who is building a name for herself.
Gender inequality has been on display over the seasons, but fashion-forward women are looking to change that.
Meet three women entrepreneurs who took on the male-dominated world of equity investing and got cash infusions to expand their companies under terms just right for them.
The U.S. Census Bureau has released its first-ever Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, showing women own 20% of firms with paid employees — but contribute only 4% of employer-firm sales.
Many women business owners believe debt is “bad,” but it can be a very good thing for entrepreneurs who want to expand their reach, without giving up ownership or control to an equity investor.
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.
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.
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.
Classical ballet is dominated by women, yet few lead American companies. We talked to female artistic directors to find out why.
Democratic women are contesting a significant number of races for House, Senate and governorships throughout the country. And many have been shattering barriers for women in politics for years.
From Midwestern matriarchs to impassioned immigrants, Republican women vying for elected office in 2016 are of one mind in championing traditional party principles. What does this reveal about the GOP today, and what could it mean for 2017?
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.