Helping one another has never been so profitable.
What's happening? Female investors are increasingly setting their sights on companies founded by other women. This trend is driven by what Quartz Media dubbed the “Estrogen Effect:” studies show a correlation between women in leadership positions and company profitability.
What's Beyond the Barn? Goat Yoga! Dancing With Alpacas!
What's happening? This is one of those trends that is almost too weird to be true. And it may not last. But women farmers are capitalizing on it. The story about goat yoga was even featured on
When your client base grows from 4 legs to 400 legs, you may need more technology.
For women entering the booming $60B pet industry, the potential for rapid growth may find founders scrambling to build a loyal client base with excellent service while keeping up with
Pets are Almost Hotter than Robots!
If you’re in the pet business, the phrase ‘dog days of summer’ holds an optimistic meaning. Business is barking…err, booming. According to the American Pet Products Association’s Annual Report, Americans spent nearly $6B more on pet products and services in 2016
Is it time to open a bricks-and-mortar location?
If you're in any product business these days, you have a lot to consider before opening a retail location. Food businesses require equipment (sometimes specialized and code-compliant equipment), community approvals, staffing, signage, and so much more.
Although a storefront may be
Founder of Seacoast Sweets Kirstyn Pearl started selling her grandfather's peppermint patties out of her dorm before she started selling treats year-round and across the country in 2015, with a revenue stream of nearly $100K last year. Up until this January she kept her full-time job as a financial analyst, clocking
How can you find funds to cook up those sweet ideas?
Starting a new business is always financially challenging. You need money for ingredients, packaging, marketing, access to a commercial kitchen
Female VCs are rallying - and opening wallets - to bridge the gender gap in tech startup funding.
When TechCrunch shed light on the sparse population of female VCs -- just 8% as quoted in its 2016 Women in VC article -- it created a rallying cry in the tech
Keep your workload manageable with these "best of" business apps.
Wearing too many hats? No time to become a "Jackie of all trades?" Why not download some help!
There are hundreds of options, but we like NerdWallet's 25 Best Apps for Small Business. The apps are organized