GC4W Women & Entrepreneurship

The Secrets To Financial Success For Women Entrepreneurs

The Secrets To Financial Success For Women Entrepreneurs By Melissa Houston According to research, women-owned businesses are growing faster and generating more revenue than the overall rate of new business creation. However, despite the bright spotlights shining on female entrepreneurs, there still needs to be an inequality regarding shared access to capital, mentorship, and other essential ingredients of success. It’s…

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Suneera Madhani Wants To Teach Women To Build Businesses With CEO School

Suneera Madhani Wants To Teach Women To Build Businesses With CEO School By Rebecca Suhrawardi Suneera Madhani and I are on a video interview. She’s coming off a couple of weeks of travel which included attending The White House’s Eid Dinner hosted by the President and Vice-President. We’re bonding over our choice of attire for the call–sweatshirts. Except hers is…

As Turkish Founder Gamze Cizreli Takes Her Company Public, Earthquake Relief Efforts Are Still Front Of Mind

As Turkish Founder Gamze Cizreli Takes Her Company Public, Earthquake Relief Efforts Are Still Front Of Mind By Maggie McGrath In 2007, Turkish entrepreneur Gamze Cizreli was starting over from a divorce and in search of funding to start a new business. She’d run a successful cafe in Ankara in the 1990’s and was ready to build a bigger hospitality…

‘The Best Advice My Mother Gave Me,’ From 10 Top Female Entrepreneurs

‘The Best Advice My Mother Gave Me,’ From 10 Top Female Entrepreneurs By MeiMei Fox “The most important thing parents can do is to believe in their child,” says Margot Machol Bisnow, author of Raising an Entrepreneur: 99 Stories from Families Who Did. “Parents tell me that of course they believe in their child. But actually, they don’t. They love them, they…

Tips for Black Female Entrepreneurs

Tips Black Women Business Owners Have for Black Female Entrepreneurs Black female entrepreneurs are leading the way in starting businesses, and the right advice and resources are key to their continued success. By Simone Johnson Black women in America share a unique experience as business owners because of the struggles they face, rooted in both systemic sexism and racism, often…

3 Takeaways From Eventbrite Founder Julia Hartz

3 Must-Read Takeaways From a Conversation With Eventbrite Founder Julia Hartz The CEO of Eventbrite started working in television production before co-founding the event management platform in 2006. By ROBERT TUCHMAN  This week on How Success Happens, I had the pleasure of speaking with Julia Hartz, the co-founder and CEO of Eventbrite, a global online self-service ticketing platform listed on the New York…

This All-Female Creative Agency Made Rest Mandatory

By Karin Eldor Five years ago, a younger Madison Utendahl wishes she had told her then exhausted, burnt out self: “It’s okay to rest.” In fact, not only is it okay to rest — it’s imperative. After experiencing peak burnout at age 27, with symptoms like brain fog, memory loss, extreme exhaustion (to the point where “no amount of espressos” would keep…

How This Entrepreneur Is Uncorking The Wine World

How This Entrepreneur Is Uncorking The Wine World By Laura Begley Bloom When it comes to the global wine industry, straight white men dominate the field. A new company, Go There Wines, is aiming to disrupt things by building a unique platform that is making a difference by championing women winemakers, winemakers of color and queer winemakers from lesser-known regions around…