Tag Archives: female entrepreneurship

The Melting Middle: Unleashing the full potential of high impact entrepreneurs

In the US, 30% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are owned by women while in Canada, only 16% of SMEs are owned by women. Yet in countries such as Ghana, Thailand and Uganda there are more female startups than … Continue reading

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Three reasons this summer looks good for women growing businesses

The 2015 Global Women Entrepreneur Leaders Scorecard was launched as part of Dell’s Women Entrepreneur’s Network event in Berlin. The 31 country data driven study sponsored by Dell Inc and produced by ACG Inc identifies and benchmarks the gendered conditions … Continue reading

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Catching the Pitch

Bethany Frankel was convinced of the opportunity: I want this, and I know other women will want this, so I’m going to make it But when she pitched her Skinnygirl margarita cocktail to an all male VC team, they didn’t … Continue reading

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The power to dream, start and scale!

Over 100 highly successful female entrepreneurs from around the world converged in Austin Texas this past week for Dell’s DWEN event– a special opportunity for high powered female entrepreneurs to network, share experiences and do business with one another.  This … Continue reading

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Intentions + Accountability: The winning formula for unleashing economic growth

Let’s say, you were hungry And then you suddenly realized, right next to you, was a bag of apples…. You would eat the apples right? So what if you are a world economy hungry for economic growth and you noticed … Continue reading

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To Barbie or not to Barbie ‘female entrepreneurship’

Mattel has just launched a new version of  Barbie as a ‘female entrepreneur’  – accessories include purse, smartphone and  tablet. Of course, she is still first and foremost a ‘Barbie’ with her signature   idealized female body type -apparently exaggerated to … Continue reading

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Housewives and college dropouts make great entrepreneurs! (time to drop the negative stereotypes)

Recently, Terry Simmonds of the UK Small Business Directory wrote an online post that caused an understandable uproar: This is a serious website for serious men with serious businesses, if you are just a little housewife running a little play … Continue reading

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