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Who I am: Dee Rivera, Founder My company: DCG Public Relations, which specializes in digital marketing and advertising for brands seeking to reach the next level of growth; Latinista Fashion Week in NYC www.dcg-public-relations.com My fear: There were many fears starting my brand and business. The biggest thing was fear

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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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Who I am: Lea von Bidder, Founder & CEO My company: Ava, an ovulation tracking bracelet, which has been dubbed the “fitbit for fertility.” www.avawomen.com My fear: Company growth. How I overcame it: I take time to build confidence to manage an ever-growing team of extremely talented people, and I’ve built a

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Who I am: Jennifer Vickery, PR Professional/Founder & CEO  My company: National Strategies Public Relations nationalstrategiespublicrelations.com My fear: Missing out on an opportunity. How I overcame it: By following a process of scouring news, living by checklists, and staying curious. What happened next: I've been a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal regarding PR

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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

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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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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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Ingredients: A sensible business plan, a large target market, controlled spending, and a little bit of good karma Celine Ikeler owns Karma Baker, a vegan and gluten-free bakery in the Los Angeles area that serves up just about anything you can think of (ALWAYS gluten-, egg- and

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