Celebrating women entrepreneurs “doing well by doing good”, as microfinancing guru and entrepreneur Candace Klein would say. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) It’s been a good week for the passionate entrepreneurs who work to improve the lives of the next generation – Adafruit CEO and founder Limor Fried was announced as Entrepreneur [...]
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By Adelaide Lancaster and Amy Abrams (Founders, In Good Company) The blank canvas. When you start your own business you have the opportunity to do, create and decide whatever you want. That’s the most exciting (although sometimes scary) part of entrepreneurship. This all leads to a tremendous and inspiring amount of diversity in the world [...]
By Zuhairah Scott Washington (Contributing Writer, Forbes Woman) Two years ago, I left a successful career as the youngest regional vice president at a private equity firm with $20B in AUM, to pursue my dream of becoming an entrepreneur. At the time, I didn’t have a “killer idea” so I joined a startup as a [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder, Women 2.0) Jessica Jackley (pictured, left) is best known as the co-founder of Kiva.org — Currently, she is starting up ProFounder.com to help you raise money for your business from your community. Jessica has raised funding from over 30 investors for her latest startup. One of her angel investors questions if [...]