Tag: Entrepreneurship

Leadership Feature: Sarah Kunst Invests in Female Entrepreneurship

Leadership Feature: Sarah Kunst’s Venture Capital Fund Invests in Female Entrepreneurship. Anyone who’s ever tried to launch their own business understands that the startup world can be a tough space. But if you’re a woman, specifically a woman of color, looking to invest in a business, the industry often proves to be even harder; nonprofit organization All Raise reports that only 11 percent…

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Growing Women’s Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh

Forty-year-old Parveen Akhter is the founder and Managing Director of Glamour Boutique House and Training Centre, the only small factory run by a woman in Jessore, a small town in the southwestern region of Bangladesh. The 4,000 square feet-factory produces textile and clothing and employs 52 women. For Akhter, this is not a small win. Twelve years ago, when she…

Tips to Help Self-Employed Mothers Achieve Balance and Success

Being a working mom is hard, but being an entrepreneur who is building a startup can present even more challenges. You’re probably not confined to a traditional work schedule so there isn’t much “time off.” There are going to be many, many learning curves along the way. All while trying to prioritize your own family. When the company you’re growing feels like raising…

Could Tracee Ellis Ross’s New Curl Range, Pattern, Be The Fenty Beauty Of Hair?

The natural texture and curly hair care market has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years, but it hasn’t yet had it’s Fenty Beauty moment. That is, until Tracee Ellis Ross’s announcement that she will be unveiling a new range of haircare that caters specifically to ‘curly, coily and tight-textured hair’. This could well be that moment. “I believe everyone should have…

Scaling Entrepreneurship through Global Connections for Women

Scaling Entrepreneurship through Global Connections for Women, an interview with the Founder and CEO, Lilian Ajayi Ore on Medium by Christine Nasserghodsi. At the 2019 Wharton MENA Summit, Strategy and Senior Executive Advisor, Joe Saddi, underscored the importance of scale-ups to social and economic development in the MENA region and around the world. While venture capital firms and investment firms may…

A New $5 Million Dollar VC Fund Fueling Women-owned Business.

This VC Fund caters to pre-seed, seed, and Series A startups while servicing an underrepresented segment of women vying for more representation and funding opportunities. Fearless Fund Launches $5 Million Dollar VC Fund Fueling Women Of Color Owned Business. The Fearless Fund invests in women of color-led businesses seeking pre-seed, seed level, or series A funding. With a mission of…

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