Meet 15 Women Who Succeeded Their Way

Kelsey Falter (l.), one of 15 female entrepreneurs profiled by online magazine Tech Cocktail, advises women to “believe that succeeding is part meritocracy, part hard work, and part luck. By focusing on the use...

Why Isn’t the Playing Field Level Yet?

Twenty-five years after passage of The Women's Business Ownership Act, which outlawed gender discrimination in granting business loans, the playing field still isn’t even, Karen Klein writes in Businessweek. Is...

Sallie Krawcheck Shares 14 Lessons She Has Learned

“There are more great business ideas out there than great businesses. The difference is in the people, the execution and the timing,” says Sallie Krawcheck, former president of the Global Wealth & Investmen...

Want Venture-Capital Funding? Talk Sports

“Learn to talk sports if you can’t already” is one of four suggestions MIT professor Fiona Murray offers women entrepreneurs seeking venture-capital funding. Writing in the Boston Globe Magazine, she laments th...

AmEx’s BootCamp for Women Entrepreneurs

CEO BootCamp, designed to provide women with key tools for entrepreneurship—confidence, competence and connections—has been launched by American Express OPEN, the company’s small-business division. AmEx says it...

Women Entrepreneurs Will Change the World

Women entrepreneurs “embrace change more often than their male counterparts,” writes Vicki Donlan, a women’s business coach, on Huffington Post.com. She argues that women entrepreneurs will have a significant i...

How’d They Do That? Keys to Finding Investors

Finding a good mentor is the first step in finding investors, Amanda Steinberg, founder-CEO of DailyWorth.com tells Forbes writer Meghan Casserly. Steinberg is one of five successful female entrepreneurs whom C...

What Holds Women Back From Entrepreneurship?

Women have less confidence in perceptions of their ability to start their own business than do men. That’s one of the findings of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Women Report according to Candida Brush (l.)...