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WISE Women Succeeding in Entrepreneurship in 2014 and 2015

WISE Women Succeeding in Entrepreneurship in 2014 and 2015 At the WISE Women’s Business Center, we witnessed so many women succeeding in entrepreneurship in 2014! More than 113 of you entered our doors to grow and start your businesses and … Continue reading

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Building a Diverse Workplace

Working in a startup or growing venture can be stressful, time consuming and creatively exhausting. Building a team of employees who are diverse and who can complement your existing strengths and talents can only help to improve your operation. While … Continue reading

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Hiring Your First Employee

If you’re a startup entrepreneur, at some point you may want to hire an employee to help out. Hiring an employee is a critical step in building your business (should that be the direction you’re heading in). However, it’s important … Continue reading

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Marketing Yourself as an Intrapreneur: Embracing Qualities of Entrepreneurs is Key

Entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs are not so different. Sure, an entrepreneur may be bootstrapping and working in a solo capacity and an intrapreneur may have the resources of a larger firm. But one thing remains the same for each type of … Continue reading

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Making Good Decisions During Tough Economic Times

No business can stand immune to the changes in economic situations. What you can be prepared for, is the risk changing times come with. That is when your network of friends and colleagues can help you create a cushion from … Continue reading

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Secrets of Pitching as a Team to a VC

Finally the day has come that you have been working and waiting for: to pitch to a venture capitalist. Everyone understands the pressure and nervousness you are going through when making that pitch but besides your business idea and plan, … Continue reading

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How to Build Credibility as a Young (or New) Entrepreneur

One of the biggest challenges for a new business is to build credibility. Most people feel the pressure of having to deal with businesses and entrepreneurs who may be much older and accomplished. What we don’t realize is, being young … Continue reading

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