Category Archives: networking

Networking and Educational Events: Part II – Plan for Success

In a previous post, I wrote about the important role networking and educational events can play in a woman’s professional development and how to choose the right events to attend. However, if you think simply identifying an event, registering for … Continue reading

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Women, Networking and Educational Events: Part 1 – Choosing the Right Events

As women in business, most of us have had the good fortune of working with a strong mentor. Many of us have also served as mentors ourselves, sharing what others have shared with us and what we have learned with … Continue reading

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12th Annual WISE Symposium to Feature Expert Women Entrepreneurs as Keynote Speakers

Speakers include Jessica Herrin of Stella & Dot, Melinda Emerson of SmallBizLady, Amy Cosper, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, and Good Morning, Beautiful Business author Judy Wicks; and many more. Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) is bringing powerhouse entrepreneurial … Continue reading

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Startup Guide: Before You Quit Your Job, Do This

“Have people build smarter things,” is one of the underlying messages in Andrew Yang’s new book titled Smart People Should Build Things (HarperBusiness, 2014). Yang, the founder of Venture for America, shares his opinion on how our country can rectify … Continue reading

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How to Position Your Startup as a Good Investment

Raising money for a new business is always a challenge. Most people don’t invest enough time or energy to prepare themselves to secure financing, which is why so many owners default to bootstrapping their operations. If you are looking to … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help Your Business Get Acquired

Many major players in the technology industry have an acquisition mindset—some companies feature entire divisions focused on identifying and procuring the next hot startup. Entrepreneurs launching new ventures who are looking for acquisition as an exit strategy need to understand … Continue reading

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How to Build a Win-Win Networking Relationship

We live in a fast-paced world with ever-changing technology and new ways of doing business. Although people tend to connect more through social media and online, business is still done best in person. Making connections and building your network is … Continue reading

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