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Who I am: Sarah Morgan, Founder & CEO My company: Buddies In My Belly is a health education company that provides tools to achieve healthier lives. Buddies In My Belly is on a mission to encourage healthy eating and living for the whole family. buddiesinmybelly.com The role of motherhood in my business: Motherhood

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Who I am: Nirupama Mallavarupu, CEO, CTO & Co-Founder My company: MobileArq provides a fundraising and communication software for parent organizations in K-12 schools and an app for parents that gives them their school at their fingertips! mobilearq.com The role of motherhood in my business: Motherhood is what inspired and drove

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Who I am: Sandy Dorsainvil, CEO & Founder My company: Maximillian Consultants Inc., a consultancy that aims to preserve the cultural identity and native culture of all Americans while embracing their contributions to the American fabric. With curated programs, Maximillian Consultants examines how community landscapes, cultural heritage, wellbeing, and civic

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Who I am: Rachel Wenman, Founder My company: Urban Seed (Urban Agriculture) in Las Vegas, which uses a proprietary system to grow nutrient-dense produce locally, giving every community the opportunity to access fresh food www.urbanseedinc.com The seeds I sowed to start my business: I implemented a solid company culture, used

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Who I am: Christina Perla, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, & Creative Director My company: Makelab, a 3D printing service bureau based in Brooklyn, NY (Co-Founder & Managing Partner), and Tangent Design, a product design and development firm also located in Brooklyn (Co-Founder & Creative Director). www.makelab.nyc My fear: Being fresh out of

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In the medtech industry, funding is fertile.  What's happening? Women in the U.S. are waiting longer to give birth. (First-time mothers are an average of 26.3 years old.) A shortened egg expiration date means more women are turning to specialists in fertility for consultations and in-vitro

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You only have one face. Take care of it. What's happening? Clean labels are everywhere --clean bath and body products, clean eating -- and cosmetics are no exception. People are willing to pay for better quality ingredients. Beauty trends point to customization and accessibility -- and consumers

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2017 is breathing new life into old buildings. What's happening? Flipping houses—the art of taking run-down or unfinished properties and renovating them into sellable homes—is going strong in 2017. Trulia reports that from 2015 to 2016 the number of houses sold to “flippers” increased to 6.1%.

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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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Need money? Ask the sharks. Shark Tank can be a highly-visible way to pitch your ideas, gain worldwide publicity, potentially score funding, and glean free advice from experts and entrepreneurs. But the odds are daunting. 45,000 entrepreneurs apply ever year, only 1% get to pitch to

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