Tag: Entrepreneurship

5 Essential Steps For Aspiring Female Founders

Women start their businesses for a variety of reasons. According to research by SCORE, millennial women are often driven by market opportunity while baby boomers are driven by necessity. But regardless of the age group or primary driver, there are some universal considerations that apply to all potential woman entrepreneurs as they prepare to start a business. 1. Honestly assess yourself…

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ShopYourFit: Find The Perfect Fit & Savings for GC4W Community

ShopYourFit: A New Way To Find The Perfect Fit and Savings for GC4W Community. ShopYourFit – a fashion platform created to improve the online shopping experience – has recently launched and is ready to revolutionize the way customers shop. With a dynamic founding team, ShopYourFit incorporates a body scanning process using mobile phones (iOS and Android) to accurately measure a…

How Model Alexandra Cristin Built An 8-Figure Empire

Seven years ago, plus-size model Alexandra Cristin was watching her favorite YouTuber at her apartment when she decided to start selling hair extensions online. Today, she owns and operates one of the leading seamless hair extension brands in the beauty industry, Glam Seamless. Glam Seamless is an eight-figure company that offers more than 100 color options for high-quality hair extensions in…

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…

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…

Tracee Ellis Ross launch Pattern, a New Hair product line with New Curl Range

Tracee Ellis Ross launch “Pattern” hair product. 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…