7 Networking Tips for Women Owners

Want to grow your business? Do what men do. Have big networks filled with people who can connect you to money, markets and talent. At this point in history, men entrepreneurs (on average) are more successful than women entrepreneurs (on average) at growing their businesses. To be as successful as the boys, you don’t have…

The Case Against the All-Male Start-up

Is your start-up starting to feel like a frat house? New research suggests that having more women at your company, and increasing diversity in general, can improve your chances of success. Women own about 40 percent of the private businesses in the United States, according to the Center for Women’s Business Research. But according to…

Why Women Are Great Strategic Planners

…And what men can learn from them. A few days ago, I met Ben, a first-time founder who’s been working on his business idea for 10 months. I asked him to give me the two minute overview of his business idea (or the “elevator pitch” in investor speak). Instead, Ben spent the next ten minutes…