Think Big. Be Bold. Succeed.

The ability to think big and to be bold are traits vital to success. “I dare you to come up with a successful entrepreneur (male or female) who does not possess them,” Eric T. Wagner writes in Forbes. Canadian...

Successful Women Entrepreneurs’ Three Traits

Women entrepreneurs who succeed have three traits in common, Lisa Abeyta writes on Huffington Post. The founder and CEO of civic tech mobile platform APPCityLife Inc., Abeyta says those shared traits are genero...

Best and Worst Countries for Female Entrepreneurship

The United States again ranks as the best place for female entrepreneurship in the second annual Gender-Global Entrepreneurship and Developmental Index (GEDI), commissioned by Dell. Australia had the second-hig...

[Q&A] Filmmaker Sarah Moshman: Never Be Afraid to Fail

Sarah Moshman is the producer and director of  “The Empowerment Project: Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things.” The 99-minute documentary is from production company Heartfelt Productions,  co-founded by he...

For the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker (shown at left) heads the new Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) initiative, a collection of businesspeople committed to helping develop the ne...

Who Gets Venture Funding? Handsome Men

It helps to be attractive if you want funding for entrepreneurial ventures. But only if you’re male. A paper published this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences confirms gender bias in a...

Changing Our Minds About Failure

To encourage entrepreneurship we must stop demonizing failure, argues Amy Rosen. President and CEO of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), she calls for recognition that failing is a necessary comp...

How to Build a High-Tech Career

Women are under-represented at tech companies, but not unrepresented. Reporting on the gender problem that exists often overlooks the significant number of women who have successfully built careers in technolog...

Entrepreneurship Has No Glass Ceiling

You’re 60 or older but you don’t want to stop working; you just want to stop bumping up against corporate limitations on advancement. Then play a different game, Margaret Manning, founder of Sixtyandme.com writ...

Learning From 600 Women Entrepreneurs’ Stories

More than 600 female entrepreneurs have shared their experiences with The Story Exchange, an ongoing research project with Babson College that hopes to gather 1,000 submissions. The goal is “to understand the n...