Small businesses — companies with fewer than 500 employees — account for more than half of all private-sector employment.
By Wandia Chiuri (Social Media Enterprise Architect, Wandia.info)
Entrepreneurs start new businesses and take on the risk and rewards of being an owner. This is the ultimate career in capitalism – putting your idea to work in a competitive economy. Some new ventures generate enormous wealth for the entrepreneur, and many opportunities for the economy.
Here are useful tools for small business owners built by women entrepreneurs.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Starting your own business comes with a unique set of challenges. Early-stage startup entrepreneurs are no stranger to these challenges.
These notable women entrepreneurs, each equipped with a background in computer science and penchant for problem-solving, have built profitable tech startups making the business of, well, business more efficient.
This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch.
By Rip Empson (Writer, TechCrunch)
Startups and small businesses are the engine of job creation. In the U.S., companies less than five years old created 44 million jobs over the last three decades and, over that time, accounted for all net new jobs created in the U.S. — just ask the White House. Of course, you’d think from reading TechCrunch that all small businesses raise big funding from venture capital. Nope.
The majority don’t raise any kind of venture money or angel investment — most small business owners probably don’t even know any venture capitalists.