I wanted to work on my own terms, be independent and feel empowered. I always wanted to own my business but I was scared to make the move. I thought: girl, stop being a chicken…it’s now or never.
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We started GiveLoveCycle to create a product that is reflective of ourselves – real women that bike as a means of transportation.
I started my business as a way of making it financially possible to stay home with my children.
I have built my blog from nothing, with no advertising, except through social networking so I was very pleased to win the 2011 StartupNation Savviest in Social Media Winner Award.
To change women’s perspectives on their bodies, to have fun while working out, to spend more time with family, to educate women on what bellydance is truly about!
I had an idea of how to solve my student’s problem with a new-to-the-market solution called Slip-On Dancers that transform your running shoes into dancing shoes in seconds.
After 15 years as a successful partner with an investment firm in NYC, the founding partners were ready to retire, yet they kept overlooking me and making me take potential new people to dinner. I felt I was hitting a glass ceiling.
While working in the Men’s custom clothing industry I discovered an immense void in the market for women. Alcott Clothier provides women with luxurious, flattering, and fashion-forward custom clothing.
We want Gaiavita to be an example of how to be transparent, ethical and to deliver organic, certified skincare with the results that women want!
Carrying out innovative ideas from inception to the point of favorably impacting human health while not forgetting along the way to be a positive role model for those around me.
I am always striving to incorporate my life into my business. When they stop meshing well, I make a change.
After years of dedicating myself to corporate finance, I had found myself looking for something more meaningful to contribute to.
I’ve started my business to find a way to help Arab Female Engineers to activate their certificates, since they are subjected to different kind of social rules, which may cause many of them to quit their jobs.
I’m saying goodbye to the corporate world to focus on Kiddieo Mall and be home more for my two kids.
JustJump is a very young company and our biggest success is fine-tuning our business strategy to the industry needs.