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"Being an entrepreneur can be a lonely experience. But it can be even lonelier if you’re a woman." -- John Harthorne, MassChallenge
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Why Harvard Business School Needs More Women Entrepreneurs

Why Harvard Business School Needs More Women Entrepreneurs | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
When Lynn Leahy began outselling her male colleagues as a national sales manager for a big corporation—and her bosses decided to cut her commission—she got fed up and left to start a business with a friend. That touched off a long career as serial entrepreneur, where her ventures included a [...]
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Where Are All the Women Entrepreneurs?

Women start far fewer companies than do men, and that's bad for the economy and for women. An expert explains why this is and how female business builders can overcome obstacles.
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Female entrepreneurs ‘an amazing engine for economic growth’ | Mark Anderson and Sabine Cessou

Female entrepreneurs ‘an amazing engine for economic growth’ | Mark Anderson and Sabine Cessou | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Economically empowering women benefits community as businesswomen reinvest profits in social goods, says head of international trade body. Mark Anderson and Sabine Cessou report
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Babson study: More women entrepreneurs gaining access to venture capital, but gender gap persists - Boston Business Journal

Babson study: More women entrepreneurs gaining access to venture capital, but gender gap persists - Boston Business Journal | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
More women entrepreneurs are gaining access to venture capital, but a wide gender gap persists in venture capital-funded businesses.
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Survey reveals support that exists among female entrepreneurs

Survey reveals support that exists among female entrepreneurs | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
A new survey has found that 76pc of Irish female entrepreneurs would be willing to refer business to other female-led businesses, with 61pc saying they would be willing to mentor other female business owners.
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Report: Harvard, MIT among universities producing most female entrepreneurs

Report: Harvard, MIT among universities producing most female entrepreneurs | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Nearly 60 female founders from Harvard Business School have received investment funding over the past five years, according to Fortune.
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Black Women-Owned Businesses Up by 258 Percent

Black Women-Owned Businesses Up by 258 Percent | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
From the rubble of the Great Recession, women business owners are emerging victorious with record growth and economic impact. Even so, women entrepreneurs still face barriers to success.
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Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs

Securing funding a challenge for female entrepreneurs | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
When Lisa Harris Jones launched her law firm 14 years ago, she used the only money she saw as an option — her own.
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The Two Things Standing Between Women And Starting A Business

The Two Things Standing Between Women And Starting A Business | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
With the right mindset and support, women entrepreneurs can catch up with men.
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Great Entrepreneurs Are Creative Thinkers

Great Entrepreneurs Are Creative Thinkers | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Comfortable with the unknown and the unfamiliar, creative business builders are constantly thinking of novel ways to propel their business forward.
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Men had their chance; new funds bet on women-led companies

Men had their chance; new funds bet on women-led companies | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Backed by studies that say companies with female leadership perform better, fund companies are offering new products that invest in companies with women at the helm.
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Women entrepreneurs tell Senate they face funding discrimination

Women entrepreneurs tell Senate they face funding discrimination | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The real war on women is being waged by loan officers and capital investors, a group of successful female entrepreneurs told a Senate panel Wednesday.
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Two Influential Organizations Set Their Sites On Helping Women Entrepreneurs

Two Influential Organizations Set Their Sites On Helping Women Entrepreneurs | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
PwC and the Points of Light Foundation announce a new initiative to help women founders gain access to capital, contacts and support.
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Women at the top struggle for funding

Women at the top struggle for funding | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
A new report released by the Women's President's Organization found that women at high levels of business still struggle to secure outside capital.
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Innovative Women Are Closing The Gender Gap

Innovative Women Are Closing The Gender Gap | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Women entrepreneurs are demonstrating innovation, creativity, and economic value … so much so that even men are impressed.
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Entrepreneurs urged to get a vision and act on it

Entrepreneurs urged to get a vision and act on it | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
WORCESTER — Less than 2 percent of all women entrepreneurs reach $1 million in sales and, according to business consultant Lynn Bardowski, it is mostly the entrepreneurs themselves that are the limiting factor.
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Goldman: Women Entrepreneurs Find Success Without Outside Investors

Goldman: Women Entrepreneurs Find Success Without Outside Investors | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Many women entrepreneurs who participated in a Goldman Sachs Group Inc. program geared toward helping them build their businesses have succeeded in growing sales and creating jobs – often without the help of outside capital.
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Doyenne Group Raising $400K Angel Fund For WI Women Entrepreneurs | Xconomy

Doyenne Group Raising $400K Angel Fund For WI Women Entrepreneurs | Xconomy | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The Doyenne Group, a Madison, WI-based volunteer organization serving women entrepreneurs, is raising a $400,000 angel investment fund to help grow the num
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Funding Women Entrepreneurs: If Not Now, When?

Funding Women Entrepreneurs: If Not Now, When? | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Another business revolution is at hand: Women as leaders of high-growth, well-funded businesses. Will you be part of the change?
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How Women Entrepreneurs Build Their Brands

How Women Entrepreneurs Build Their Brands | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
In my interactions with women entrepreneurs, I often get the question, how do I develop my personal brand when I’m just starting out and I don’t have any money?  For women entrepreneurs, boldly putting themselves out in the marketplace can sometimes be overwhelming, and there is evidence that they sometimes [...]
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Hello Fearless hopes to teach women to balance life, business

Hello Fearless hopes to teach women to balance life, business | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Hello Fearless believes that entrepreneurship is more than just building a successful company. It's about building an extraordinary life
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Four Ways to Balance Motherhood with a Career in the C-Suite

Four Ways to Balance Motherhood with a Career in the C-Suite | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
The Glass Hammer is an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life. Get a new job right here!
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McKinsey says 'Business Needs More Women': Crowdfunding Can Support This Goal

McKinsey says 'Business Needs More Women': Crowdfunding Can Support This Goal | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Why do we want more women in business? Practicing gender equality is usually not the reason one starts a company. Are men making a mess of our economies an
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How Women Can Up Their Chances Of Winning Government Contracts

How Women Can Up Their Chances Of Winning Government Contracts | Female Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Taking that next big growth step may require new mentors and partners. Find out how they can help your business grow.
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