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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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