• ENTREPRENEURS
    The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Women, By Women Entrepreneurs

    Here’s a selection of companies led by visionary women who are using their businesses to build more people and planet-friendly products. PRIMALLY PURE Primally Pure, an all-natural, non-toxic skincare line founded by Bethany McDaniel, argues that nature is smarter than science. With her family running an organic livestock farm in Murrieta, California, aptly named Primal Pastures, […]

  • Women-led startup turns domestic abuse survivors into entrepreneurs

    Amonth ago Christine and her children were living in a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Now she lives in her own apartment and runs a business selling aromatherapy products on the side while working as an admin assistant. She credits that transition to a not-for-profit called FreeFrom, which helps women who have left abusive partners launch […]

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    5 Small Business Financing Options for Startup Entrepreneurs

    Credit Cards According to a 2012 National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) study [click the image above for the full infographic], 79% of small business owners used credit cards to start or grow their business. That says a lot about the significance of using credit cards to capitalize a small business. According to another study (PDF) conducted […]

  • Inside the million-dollar entrepreneurs club

    It’s one of Australia’s most exclusive clubs but anyone has the potential to join. You just need to start up a business and get it to over $US1 million in turnover. Janine Zappini is the co-founder of food business Simply Raw. Photo: Supplied Welcome to the Entrepreneurs Organisation, a networking and support group for business owners […]

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    Entrepreneurs talk growth at TENWEST

      Former Finance major and intern analyst Courtney Ehland represents the Stage Exchange platform at the McGuire New Venture Competition on April 28 in McClelland Hall. The Social Impact Summit, hosted by Eller’s McGuire School for Entrepreneurship, kicks off the third day of the TENWEST Festival.   The University of Arizona will host the Social […]

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    3 Real-World Tactics Entrepreneurs Should Take Advantage of During (and After) College

    A college education is a wonderful thing. Unfortunately for entrepreneurs, attending a four-year university also carries some significant drawbacks. The latest data on student loan debt from Debt.org tells a grim story for new graduates: The average debt at graduation is now more than $37,172 per student. Related: Does a College Degree Still Matter? For anyone entering the […]

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    Sheryl Sandberg’s Advice To Entrepreneurs Planning Their Next Step

    Sheryl Sandberg virtually joins the Forbes Under 30 Summit to address young entrepreneurs’ biggest questions. Sheryl Sandberg needs no introduction. As one of only 18 self-made women billionaires in America, she has become an icon for female entrepreneurs. The Facebook COO and Lean In author virtually joined the [email protected] “Closing the Tech Gap” event at MIT Sunday to answer the […]

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    3 food entrepreneurs and their appetite for success

    Thinking of a career in food but don’t see yourself becoming the next top chef? In that case, joining a food-focused business may be more to your taste. To be the driving force behind developing, launching and promoting culinary products and services requires channelling your inner foodie. It also requires being adept at reading spreadsheets, […]

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    5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Combine Profit and Purpose

    If you want to leave a legacy and give back to society, you need to make some smart decisions along the way. Here are five ways you can make your mark while sleeping peacefully at night. Related: 10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful 1. Pick an impactful industry. Depending on your background and […]