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Tag: "Women Entrepreneurs"

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2014

More Women Are Starting A Microbusiness

More women entrepreneurs are launching a microbusiness. Nearly half of new these ventures are women-owned Many microbusiness owners are pulling double duty, depending on a second job to make ends meet Despite struggles, 69 percent of microbusiness owners say they have the ideal job Microbusinesses would rather spend more time serving customers than taking time […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 3, 2014

Women’s Business Center Programs

The Women’s Business Center is a rich resource for women entrepreneurs. Since it was established in response to an executive order in 1979, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership has fostered the participation of women entrepreneurs in the economy, especially those who have been historically under-served or excluded. OWBO reaches out […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 31, 2014

Women-Owned Businesses Booming

Women-owned businesses are launching at the rate of 1200 a day, according to the fourth annual state of women-owned businesses report. Women are starting 1,288 (net) new businesses per day, which is double the rate from only three years ago, according to the 2014 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express OPEN. The […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 11, 2014

The SBA and Women’s History Month

Although Women’s History Month only comes once a year, year round the SBA works to improve outreach and services for women entrepreneurs, and to identify opportunities to empower women entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses. As a part of this effort the SBA counsels and trains roughly 500,000 women through SBA’s extensive resource partner network, including our Women’s Business […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 9, 2013

VIrtual NWBC Meeting For Women Entrepreneurs:December 11

Calling all women entrepreneurs. On December 11th, the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) will hold its quarterly public meeting to provide an insider perspective on key research findings from 2013 and advancing the council’s 2014 focus on women and accelerators. Special guest speaker Donna Harris cofounder of 1776 will discuss strategies and opportunities as it […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 28, 2013

Seattle Women’s Business Exchange Celebrates 35 Years

The Women’s Business Exchange has been serving working women since 1979, dedicated to expanding the wisdom, influence and leadership of women in the workplace, whether they are in business for themselves or part of a larger organization. http://www.wbex.org. In celebration of 35 years, WBE is hosting a Where Inspiration Leads Gala Dinner Event on September […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 23, 2013

American Express Has Boot Camp For Women Entrepreneurs

Now more than ever, women-owned businesses are playing a greater role in the health of the U.S. economy starting businesses at a rate 150% higher than the national average. If female entrepreneurs unlocked their full potential, the positive impact would be huge. Women business owners are positioned to add 8 million jobs if each was […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 8, 2013

American Legion Offers Free Training To Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

An intensive educational course in entrepreneurship aimed specifically at women military veterans will be provided free of charge Aug. 26-27 in Houston by The American Legion. The number of women veterans attempting to enter or re-enter the civilian workforce is growing rapidly, and the unemployment rate among them is higher than that of the general […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 11, 2013

Butibag Offers Iron-On Cuffs For Kids’ Pants

“I created belle bottoms (beau bottoms for boys) because my oldest son was a tall and skinny toddler/preschooler.  His pants were constantly too short but if I bought them long enough, they’d be HUGE in the waist.  Because I sew a little, and have tons of fabric from my other products, I started thinking it […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 25, 2011

CALLING ALL OUTSTANDING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

Ernst & Young LLP is calling for applications for its fourth annual Entrepreneurial Winning Women competition, a national leadership program designed for women entrepreneurs to accelerate the growth of their businesses and help them realize the potential they envision for their companies. To obtain an application form, or to nominate a deserving woman entrepreneur, visit: […]

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