Tag: Entrepreneurship

Jennifer Lopez to Back Latina Entrepreneurs With $14 Billion Partnership

Jennifer Lopez to Back Latina Entrepreneurs With $14 Billion Partnership The celeb wants to reach 600,000 Latina entrepreneurs through the loan program. By Melissa Angell Jennifer Lopez’s new partnership is providing Latina entrepreneurs with a $14 billion infusion in loan capital by 2030. Lopez is teaming up with Grameen America, a New York City-based microfinance organization, to expand access to capital with the…

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Why Women Should Consider Distribution Sales

Why Women Should Consider Distribution Sales By Lawson Products Inc. Sandy Riggs is a senior director of national sales at Lawson Products, where she leads the company’s East Coast sales teams and the North American sales force for Lawson’s Kent Automotive brand. Lawson’s sales force now totals more than 1,000 representatives amid organic growth and following the company’s acquisition of…

How Suneera Madhani Found A Smarter Way To Process Payments

How Suneera Madhani Found A Smarter Way To Process Payments By Yola Robert Suneera Madhani’s fintech company, Stax, has processed over $23 billion in payments for 22,000 businesses. With a growth rate of more than 500% year over year, Stax has tripled its valuation leading the company into unicorn territory. But Madhani’s beginnings with Stax weren’t always this gleaming. The first-generation…

Being Nimble & Strategic Helped Her Overcome Business Obstacles

Being Nimble & Strategic Helped Her Overcome Business Obstacles By Geri Stengel In October 2017, Ginger Bowman purchased a commercial printing business. In the five years since, she has overcome three significant challenges by being flexible and pivoting. High customer concentration. An industry that was set in its ways. The pandemic. Some in the industry thought Bowman would fail. But,…

Jade Watson Has Built SickBird Into A Powerhouse Production Company

Jade Watson Has Built SickBird Into A Powerhouse Production Company By MeiMei Fox Digitally-native production company SickBird Productions partners with brands, studios and talent to launch original content. Their work includes three Facebook Watch Originals for The Shade Room — The Shade Brunch, Thick House and Love Locked — ten Snapchat Discover series, three of which are SickBird Originals, and branded content for TikTok including Noah…

Women Urged to Pursue Careers in Agriculture

Women Urged to Pursue Careers in Agriculture Women in Ghana have been charged to take up careers in the agricultural sector to help boost their economic gains and also help make the sector more successful. By Adam Abdul-Fatawu Wunizoya Madam Bennice Amponsah, the Women in Agriculture Development Officer (WIAD Officer) for Tamale Metropolis, said there were many opportunities for women…