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This Founder Raised $7.2 Million For Her Virtual Care Platform

Meet The Female Founder Who Just Raised $7.2 Million Her Virtual Care Platform Aiming To Reverse The Autoimmune Epidemic WellTheory is a company on a mission to support those living with autoimmunity and, in turn, reverse the autoimmune epidemic, backed by $7.2 million seed funding round led by Accel, with participation from Box Group, Lux Capital, Scribble Ventures, Rock Health,…

Rosalinda and Elizabeth Mendoza Advice on Starting a Business

The Sisters Creating Spirits Honoring 400 Years Of Mexican Heritage By Dr. Brittany Chambers While growing up in Washington State’s Yakima Valley, Rosalinda and Elizabeth Mendoza held dear to them the values their immigrant parents and grandparents taught them about farm work. The sisters witnessed these lessons first-hand by visiting rural Michoacán, Mexico, and seeing the diligence required by people…

Women Business Owners, It’s Time to Honor Our Ambitions

Women Business Owners, It’s Time to Honor Our Ambitions Here’s some powerful advice for new women entrepreneurs that want to fully honor their ambitions and reach their business goals. By Bianca B. King Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Ambitious isn’t a bad word, or is it? The gendered way many of us use language will ruffle a few feathers if…

True Grit Helped Stax Founder Suneera Madhani Achieve Unicorn Status

True Grit Helped Stax Founder Suneera Madhani Achieve Unicorn Status By Geri Stengel This past March fintech Stax achieved unicorn status after raising $245 million. It also rose from sixth on the WPO’s 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies of 2021 list to third. The list ranks privately owned, women-led companies that have generated at least $500,000 in revenue in each of the past…

How Lunya’s Founder Structures Her Day For Maximum Productivity

How Lunya’s Founder Structures Her Day For Maximum Productivity By Jessica Thomas Ashley Merrill of DTC darling Lunya made a name for her brand by rethinking sleepwear, but the founder quickly realized that the qualities of the pajamas she was making — comfortable and easy to wear, yet luxurious — were in short supply across all categories of clothing. So in the past 10 years of running…