When the pandemic hit back in 2020, life changed for everyone—but especially for women. A report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that more women lost their jobs than men, in part because women tended to work in the industries most affected by COVID-19.
Whether 2021 is your year to launch your business or your next great idea is still percolating, it’s always good to know where to look when you need a little help (read: $$$) to get your dreams off the ground.
Research shows that companies with female
It's about time.
What's happening? Talk on the startup gender gap isn't new and the stats are harrowing. Women own a third of all businesses in the U.S. and only earned a mere 3% of all venture capital between 2011 and 2013. But this isn't a pity party. Lots of women-led
Building a food business can be like raising a pet
Sweets weeks are drawing to a close.
Tomorrow we'll be going to the dogs (hot dogs and pets, that is!) in honor of National Hot Dog Day.
Thank you to all the sweet and savvy women who shared their success stories with us. Here's another "best of"
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
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
Know your numbers!
Whether you're analyzing your cash flow, pitching for funding, or figuring out how much you can afford to pay your first employee
Here are just a couple of fun facts about women from history who were/are way ahead of their time -- engaging in professions that involved science, tech, math, and engineering (where females are still under-represented).
Florence Nightingale: Social Activist Turned Applied Statistician
Though Nightingale is best remembered for
Money. We need it for payroll, for products, for technology, for keeping our places of business running well. When we’re doing well, we can invest in marketing, new products and services, and new talent. When money is tight, we figure out how to find more