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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

An Entrepreneur Tells All: How To Make A Career Pivot

July 26, 2013 | | 13,764 Comments

(Forbes) As a founder of the online hiring resource HireArt, where we vet hundreds of candidates each month for companies as varied as Cisco to JDate , I’ve spoken to dozens of people who are unhappy in their careers and want to change course. Lawyers … Read More

VCs don’t have a bias against women entrepreneurs; we’re just bad at pitching

July 16, 2013 | | 14,096 Comments

(Venture Beat) Do Silicon Valley VCs have a negative bias against women entrepreneurs, making it more difficult for them to raise venture capital than men?

If you look at the statistics, it would seem so. Women entrepreneurs raise just 4.2 percent of overall venture … Read More

Hayley Barna & Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox Founders, On Starting A Business With Your Best Friend

July 15, 2013 | | 13,960 Comments

(HuffPost) Sometimes your best friend can also be your best business partner.

Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp met at Harvard Business School, and become close friends before launching monthly beauty-product subscription service Birchbox together in 2010. In an interview with Fox Business, the … Read More

Billionaire Tory Burch’s Seven Lessons For Entrepreneurs

July 12, 2013 | | 14,254 Comments

(ForbesWoman) Walk down any sidewalk from New York to Shanghai and you’ll see women wearing ballet flats with Tory Burch’s distinctive double-T logo. They’re also wearing her patterned tunics, handbags, clutches, and bold country club–chic pants, skirts, dresses, and tops. … Read More

Funding Sources for Female Founders

June 20, 2013 | | 14,124 Comments

Our friends at Project Eve compiled a great list of funding sources and opportunities specifically targeting women entrepreneurs. Here, we’ve selected the best, most relevant for you.

Angel, Seed & Venture Capital

Golden Seeds

(http://www.goldenseeds.com) – “Golden Seeds is an investment … Read More

3 Tips for Succeeding in Digital Media “Like a Girl”

June 4, 2013 | | 14,205 Comments

(ForbesWoman) Media has become “a new currency” in today’s interconnected world, according to Antonio Ruiz-Gimenez Jr, co-founder of PVBLIC Foundation. As a result, the global community transcends physical, cultural and national boundaries. We already know that women are the primary … Read More

Fighting for Funding: 5 Tips for Female Founders

April 4, 2013 | | 14,078 Comments

It’s a war out there for funding, but Ingrid Vanderveldt, Dell’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, has some tips for female founders to get the capital they need.

Getting cash to grow your start-up is never easy and there’s some evidence that it may … Read More

Venture Capitalists Don’t Respect Female Entrepreneurs

March 29, 2013 | | 14,116 Comments

Women only get 4.2 percent of venture capitalist funding, which is an incredible gap. A forthcoming study from Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research takes a look at possible reasons, and finds that women without a technical background have a … Read More