Tag: women entrepreneur

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…

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How This Publicist Turned Her Sony Success Into An Entrepreneurial Dream

How This Publicist Turned Her Sony Success Into An Entrepreneurial Dream By Haniyah Philogene At midnight on July 29, Beyonce Knowles-Carter released her 7th full length studio album, RENAISSANCE, a musical work that was one of the year’s most hotly anticipated. The multi-platinum artist stoked enthusiasm over the prior six weeks, dropping her first single, Break My Soul, in late…

Black Business Women Charting A Path In Social Entrepreneurship

Black Business Women Charting A Path In Social Entrepreneurship By Jasmine Browley When you think of entrepreneurship, often the first thing that comes to its mind is meeting profit margins, prioritizing your bottom line…or in layman’s terms, making a lot of money. This isn’t the case for every business owner. Social entrepreneurship is an approach by individuals, groups, start-up companies,…

The Key to Confidence, Success, And Funding

Female Entrepreneurs: Here Is The Key to More Confidence, Success, And Funding By Kathy Caprino According to the latest estimate data on female entrepreneurship, more than 11.6 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 10.1 million people and generating $1.8 trillion in sales (as of 2018). But only one in five businesses with revenue of $1 million or more is women-owned,…

Forbes Announces the 2021 Most Powerful Women List

By Madeline Hislop Forbes has released its 2021 list of the world’s most powerful women, highlighting a mix of politicians, philanthropists, corporate leaders, and entrepreneurs who have made an impact on an international level. Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has topped Forbes’ list this year, and is followed by US Vice President Kamala Harris, head of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde, GM’s CEO Mary…

Fintech In Switzerland Is Being Shaped By These Women

By Katharina Bart Female founders, fundraisers, and financial backers are rare in Swiss fintech. Ex-banker Carolina Newton introduces eight of the women breaking the glass ceiling. The Swiss fintech and traditional financial services industries are improving on hiring more women to increase the level of diversity. Although change is slowly happening in the area, the number of women in leading…

Telli Swift Exemplifies Entrepreneurialism

Telli Swift Exemplifies the Impact Of Entrepreneurialism By Benjamin Lacker Born in the Philippines and raised in Japan, Telli Swift began her career as an ER nurse in Los Angeles, California. She later put her career on hold to raise a family with heavyweight champion boxer Deontay Wilder. Together, they recently launched the acclaimed UNISEX fragrance, D’Telli, a rich, luxurious, and unisex…