A collection of our articles and videos on female entrepreneurs that were featured in the Times’ “You’re the Boss” blog.
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.
The Story Exchange on Women and Money
The posts from our content series examining the relationship between female entrepreneurs and their finances.
Strength Is Harnessed Through Struggle
In life, challenging times are often opportunities to learn and grow, says serial entrepreneur Jen Groover.
Inspiration Short: Trust in Your Idea
Computer forensics entrepreneur Alison Chung offers words of support.
After Runaway Success, a Green Entrepreneur Starts Again
Jen Boulden, who sold her first company to Disney, is back with an eco-friendly video channel, JenB TV.
Women Make Millions of Dollars in Trucks, Tractors
The Women Presidents’ Organization annual ranking of fastest-growing women-led companies shows gains in non-traditional fields.
The Fastest Way to Make a Company More Successful Is…
Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover offers some common sense advice about health and happiness in the workplace.
Growing Carol’s Daughter in a Brooklyn Kitchen
Beauty entrepreneur Lisa Price talks about startup up, superstar backers and other secrets of success.
Natalie Cutler-Welsh of Go to Girl: Making Social Media Fun
“Success to me is about lifestyle design.”
When People Tell Me My Ideas Are Crazy….
Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover shares a memorable quote that gets her through tough work days.
Jimmy Beans Getting Back to Knitting Basics
After expanding too quickly, Laura Zander is re-focusing on getting customers excited about her yarn shop.
How Women Can Make the VC Money Flow
Mary Civiello, founder of the Civiello Communications Group and a “Communications Guru,” discusses how to pitch to venture capitalists.
Starting a Pickle Company From Scratch
Jenny Fulton of Miss Jenny’s Pickles talks about exporting to China, her role model Sara Blakely and why she gets everything in writing.
A New – and New Age – Way to Secure Startup Funding
PayPal and Lending Club are offering entrepreneurs a different way to use technology as a funding source.
3 Women Who Prove That Smart is Beautiful
Women who established themselves as female entrepreneurs by inventing, marketing and selling beauty products.