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How an Accidental Entrepreneur Created a $30 Million Online Business

Jane Lu, founder of Australian online fashion boutique Showpo, used internet smarts to grow a far-reaching, profitable brand. Now she’s paying her success forward through an irreverent, global network for women business owners: Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine.

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A Female Pilot Soars as a Niche Entrepreneur

Chelsea Abingdon Welch is the female founder of The Abingdon Co., which makes high-end watches for women in male-dominated pursuits like flight and diving who are tired of settling for “a pink or small version of men’s stuff.”

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How a Mother’s Grief Inspired a Mission

After the murder of her son, Monique Willis founded a nonprofit to help families cope with the loss of family members to violence. Through Momma on a Mission, she offers comfort, while sparking conversations between civilians and police.

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Why One Young Woman Created an App to End Big-Firm Blues

Marie Schneegans felt lost at a huge financial firm, so she started making lunch dates. Now she’s taking the idea global with Never Eat Alone, an app that connects big-company employees — and boosts their performance.

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