Women in Business

Interviews and articles on successful female entrepreneurs in small business and tech.

  • “Don’t Let the Fear of Failure Control You”

    “Don’t Let the Fear of Failure Control You”

    Dr. Sonia Joshi's advice for startup entrepreneurs? Just do it! "Get your product to market ASAP," this successful business owner says.

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  • “Embrace Your Failures and Don’t Let Ego Stand in Your Way”

    “Embrace Your Failures and Don’t Let Ego Stand in Your Way”

    Discover the secrets that helped CorpNet founder Nellie Akalp start not one, but two, successful businesses.

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  • “Prepare for a Marathon, Not a Sprint”

    “Prepare for a Marathon, Not a Sprint”

    When Rebecca Ballard couldn't find the kinds of socially responsible clothes she wanted, she started her own business to make them.

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  • “When It Feels Right in Your Gut, Get On It!”

    “When It Feels Right in Your Gut, Get On It!”

    Discover how one entrepreneur turned her passion for natural skincare into a business that gives back to charity.

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  • “If Starting a Company Was Easy, Everyone Would Be Their Own Boss”

    “If Starting a Company Was Easy, Everyone Would Be Their Own Boss”

    A Kickstarter campaign helped Nell Lindquist and her partner get their personalized baby products company off the ground.

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  • “Work Hard, See Results and Be Happy!”

    “Work Hard, See Results and Be Happy!”

    When Laura McGuire couldn't find a comfortable pair of tights, she designed her own and turned them into a business: Hipstik.

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  • “Go Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams”

    “Go Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams”

    Helen Anderson turned a problem into a business with Milkies, which helps breastfeeding moms collect and save their breast milk.

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  • Why This Tech Company Is More Than 50% Women

    Why This Tech Company Is More Than 50% Women

    A global culture, a worldwide workforce and gender parity in hiring are just a few of the things that make tech company Testlio different.

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  • “If Your Dreams Don’t Scare You, They’re Not Big Enough”

    “If Your Dreams Don’t Scare You, They’re Not Big Enough”

    Passion, risk and perseverance are key for these hemp entrepreneurs, whose businesses sell alternative health products.

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  • “When You Are Thankful, You Are Always Rewarded”

    “When You Are Thankful, You Are Always Rewarded”

    Restaurateur Robyn Santiago's secret to success: Treat your customers and employees the way you'd want to be treated.

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  • “College Is the Perfect Time to Start a Business”

    “College Is the Perfect Time to Start a Business”

    Discover how Kate Beckman started a media empire while still in college--and why she thinks college is the best time to become an entrepreneur.

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  • 7 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

    7 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day

    How will your business support International Women's Day? Learn what this day means and how you can help create a better world for women.

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  • Are You Getting Sucked Into the Daily Grind of Running Your Business?

    Are You Getting Sucked Into the Daily Grind of Running Your Business?

    Discover how entrepreneur Ann Noder turned her 20 years of experience into a thriving PR business.

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  • It Takes a Village to Start a Business

    It Takes a Village to Start a Business

    Leaning on others for advice and support is one of Kasey Blaustein's secrets to startup success.

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  • 3 Companies Which are Actively Closing the Gender Gap in Tech

    3 Companies Which are Actively Closing the Gender Gap in Tech

    The unfortunate truth is that the gender gap is real. Women have fewer opportunities and get paid less than men for the same jobs. In fact, on average women make 79% of men’s salaries for the same...

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  • 4 Cool Accelerators for Women Entrepreneurs

    4 Cool Accelerators for Women Entrepreneurs

    Business accelerators help startup companies power up into high-growth organizations. Until recently, accelerators attracted mostly male founders—partly because of their focus on tech, partly...

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  • Enter the Stevie Awards for Women in Business

    Enter the Stevie Awards for Women in Business

    For 14 years, the Stevie Awards have been honoring the achievements of businesspeople worldwide. In particular, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business are among the most prestigious awards...

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  • 3 Ways to Reach Women Consumers Online

    3 Ways to Reach Women Consumers Online

    Online marketing and advertising are heavy influencers of women consumers when making purchasing decisions, new research by Fluent and Influenster shows. What exactly are women consumers doing...

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  • Women Business Owners: Are You Paying Yourself Enough?

    Women Business Owners: Are You Paying Yourself Enough?

    For many small business owners, deciding how much to pay themselves is a struggle. Taking money away from the business in its early years can seem counterproductive. As a result, even if they do...

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  • 3 Don’t Miss Conferences for Women Entrepreneurs

    3 Don’t Miss Conferences for Women Entrepreneurs

    Are you a woman business owner looking for opportunities to learn from, connect with and be inspired by other women? Then don’t miss these three upcoming conferences for women entrepreneurs. The...

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