By Rieva Lesonsky The end of the year is a good time for small and midsize business owners who benefit from U.S. consumers
Here's how two women entrepreneurs are overcoming these obstacles: And what does the new landscape look like? Women are forging
Despite the fact that the number of women-owned businesses is on the rise, we still face an uphill battle. In the U.S., gender-based challenges - including stereotypes and access to finance - present significant obstacles to women who want to launch and run businesses.
2. During this phone conversation you are going to ask one very important question: "Who do you know that might be interested
Answer by Mike Maples, Founding Partner at Floodgate, on Quora: A last twist of karma: When I came out to Silicon Valley
Most startups begin with 'Friends & Family' (F&F) money. It's supposedly the easiest money to raise. Why? You have an existing
An angel investor, Ron is often described as one of Silicon Valley's "super angels". His wealth and giving is a reminder that tech entrepreneurs aren't the only ones capable of large-scale philanthropy; the sector's investors are also involved.
Don't stress about getting to "x place"...relax and enjoy the journey, follow your passion and acquire as much knowledge
I did win at angel investing. Barely, and I did it with a ton of advantages you probably don't have. And even I'm getting out, because I know so much of my success was luck.
You Want to Invest, Now What? 5 Things Millennials and GenX Need to Know Before Making their First Technology Investment
Of course, with every investment, there is uncertainty. Although you can get involved for a small amount, you have to understand
Investing in women-led startups is a long overdue phenomenon in this country. Only 7 percent of all investor money goes to startups led by women.
Favour was desperate when she met me a few weeks ago. She was about to take a major career decision, and she needed advice. She was passionate about starting an Agric based business.
With a reputation for providing practical and actionable networking guidance, Kelly empowers with frameworks to take opportunities to the next level of growth. "Stop committing random acts of networking" is her frequent (and favorite) advice.
My experience demonstrates that funding is about the people who invest in your business. If they've had successful careers, their achievement can fuel yours. At Clutch, I went after names that some people wouldn't even dream of chasing.
Cultural biases and conventions simply don't put "woman" and "entrepreneur" in the same space. The archetype remains tethered to the hunter male, a relentless warrior who vanquishes any and all unbelievers. Women continue to be seen by funders, and really the public at large, as newbies or juniors-in-training.