“Success to me is about lifestyle design.”
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.
Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover shares a memorable quote that gets her through tough work days.
After expanding too quickly, Laura Zander is re-focusing on getting customers excited about her yarn shop.
Mary Civiello, founder of the Civiello Communications Group and a “Communications Guru,” discusses how to pitch to venture capitalists.
Jenny Fulton of Miss Jenny’s Pickles talks about exporting to China, her role model Sara Blakely and why she gets everything in writing.
PayPal and Lending Club are offering entrepreneurs a different way to use technology as a funding source.
Women who established themselves as female entrepreneurs by inventing, marketing and selling beauty products.
“It was easy to feel good knowing the work I was doing was positively impacting others.”
Claudia Chan of S.H.E. Summit talks about the HuffPo founder’s new campaign to prioritize well-being.
“Success is being able to share your blessings with those in need.”
Sheela Murthy, an Indian immigrant, talks about how she started one of the world’s most visited law sites and how an early role model shaped her career.
El Brown, a teacher by training, developed classes that emphasize individual learning. She’s expanded to 15 states and 10 countries.
Lucy Postins sells ‘human-grade’ pet food, meaning you could grab a spoon and eat it with your pooch.
“If education is to be any good, it must be good for something.” The pedagogical philosophy that drove Katharine Gibbs still applies today.
This infographic from the Degree Library is designed to help prospective college-age entrepreneurs figure out how to get their ventures off the ground.