Entrepreneur Stories

Videos and articles about successful women entrepreneurs building great companies, breaking through barriers and cultivating economic and social good.

Breast Cancer Diva

Learn how entrepreneur Roxanne Joffe found an unexpected role model in a celebrity news personality.

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.

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.

For Love of Chocolate and Children

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.

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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