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Why women entrepreneurs find it harder to get funding

Intentional or not, most investors are more likely to give money to males ”" that needs to change

Women entrepreneurs run 30 percent of all small businesses, and together employ 7.9 million people while generating $1.4 trillion in sales (as of 2015). Needless to say, these are pretty staggering numbers.All that success is wonderful. However, there exists an underlying issue that ...

by Jared Hecht  | October 12, 2016 07:00:00
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Startups are the best place for women in business

The collaborative environment in startups requires all hands to be on deck

When the media talks about women in tech and in the startup world, the focus is often on the negative. We read about how much progress we still need to make towards gender parity in leadership, and widespread discrimination against female developers. ...

by Allison Gage  | September 25, 2016 12:00:00
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Melinda Gates: Why hiring women is good for business

Businessperson, philanthropist, and women's rights advocate Melinda Gates shares with us her insights on why we should uphold women equality especially within businesses.

Given that I spend most of my time working to empower women across the globe, I surprise myself when I remember that until 15 years ago I knew very little about women in developing countries.In college, I was aware of the famine ...

by Melinda Gates  | March 17, 2015 02:00:00