Happy (early) National Programmers Day! Without developers, we wouldn’t have funny cat videos, obsessive Facebook stalking or (God forbid) the Google. Check out this great infographic, created by Ellie Koning and originally posted on the now defunct Geekzu.com.
In its goal to make the world a better place for mothers and babies worldwide, Maternova has enjoyed landmark achievements since winning LivePlan’s $10,000 Boost business plan competition. Eugene, OR (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Palo Alto Software announced today that it is excited to see the ongoing growth of Rhode Island-based startup, Maternova (http://www.maternova.net), the social venture [...]
I like this video from OnlineMBA.com. And here’s the intro for it, quoted from that site: There’s no question that women are making large strides in U.S. business and technology fields. Today’s generation of women professionals are more likely than any other to found, lead or advise a major U.S. firm. But while women continue [...]
It’s not a secret that women are finally catching up to their male counterparts in the business world. Recently, stories about (and from) high-powered business women Sheryl Sandberg, Annemarie Slaughter, and Marissa Meyer have once again brought working women into the public eye, but are they really representing a national trend? According to this infographic, [...]
While the battle of sexes has dropped quite a bit in recent years, that doesn’t mean that women have it any easier when trying to start up their own business. In fact, many women believe there is more pressure on them when beginning a business - pressure to be taken seriously, to make the right [...]
Women will become, in the next few months, the majority of the American workforce, passing the 50% threshold, according to The Economist‘s Dec. 30, 2009 issue. Here are a few items from the article highlighting this accomplishment, and pointing out the challenges. High points: Women run many of the world’s great companies, e.g. PepsiCo in [...]
Here’s an interesting upturn even during a downturn. Amid all the bad news on investment banking, Goldman Sachs has a special program to train women in entrepreneurship in developing markets. The World Bank has a $100 million program for commercial credit to women. This was in a Dec. 26 report in The New York Times: [...]
A few days ago the Wall Street Journal published an article about the results from a survey at a Microsoft Small Business event called Vision to Venture conference. The survey at this event found that 61% of women who own small businesses do no online marketing and 40% do not have a website. I read [...]
There is still time to enter … looks very interesting to me!
There’s always something interesting happening over at Anita Campbell’s “Small Business Trends” website. This article by Dr. Susan L. Reid, a business coach and consultant for entrepreneurial women starting up businesses, caught my eye this morning. It’s all about how she became an entrepreneur completely on accident after resigning as the Director of Choral Activities [...]