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Motherly Instincts Inspire Startups

The actress Jessica Alba has just launched Honest.com, a new e-commerce eco-friendly and non-toxic baby product company. Her inspiration? Her kids. Alba is not alone in finding business inspiration through her children.

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Who’s top of Angie’s List?

Angie Hicks launched Angie’s List in 1995 after a friend moved to Columbus, Ohio, and had a difficult time finding reliable contractors. The list originally had 1000 members in Columbus, but it has since expanded to cover most major U.S. metropolitan areas.

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Starting a Business for the Kids’ Sake?

Lyn Lee, founder of Awfully Chocolate, told us her main reason for starting a company was so she could start a family and raise children on her terms. In a way it seems counterintuitive.

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A Few Good Women

Last week I went to Washington D.C. with Sue Williams and Victoria Wang to present The Story Exchange’s recently completed videos and website focusing on women entrepreneurs.

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