We asked 6 Women STEM Entrepreneurs Their advice to Others following their path. Here’s What They Said.

Starting a business is hard work. Unfortunately for women in STEM fields, it can be even harder. Women founders received less than two percent of the $85 billion invested by venture capitalists last year, according to Fortune Magazine. And although women fill close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy and are starting businesses at twice the rate of men, they hold less than 25 percent of STEM jobs nationwide. But there is a generation of innovative women entrepreneurs pushing for change, fighting for opportunity, and who aren’t taking no for an answer. February 11th is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In honor of that, Free Enterprise asked seven brave women entrepreneurs in the STEM fields to let us know one piece of advice they wish they had known when they got started.  Here’s what they said. (Join the conversation around #WomeninScience by attending the U.S. […]

We asked 6 Women STEM Entrepreneurs Their advice to Others following their path. Here’s What They Said.

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The Super Bowl Couldn’t Happen without Small Business. That’s Just the Way the NFL Likes it.

Welcome to #BizUnited, a new series highlighting innovative partnerships between large corporations and small businesses across America. Check back periodically for new installments. Putting on the Super Bowl isn’t all fun and games. Just ask the city of Minneapolis and the NFL, who have been planning for three years behind the scenes for the NFL’s annual spectacle. And with good reason. The Super Bowl, and the ten days of festivities proceeding it is expected to bring more than a million visitors to town. And with them come $340 million to the regional economy, according to Minnesota’s Host Committee. And although the game isn’t until this Sunday, the extravaganza is well underway. With concerts and parties to throw comes billboards, multiple performance stages, a zip-line across the Mississippi River, 10,000 colorful Super Bowl themes boxes backed and stacked with gift gear, tons of food, and a lot more. Don’t forget, there’s the setup […]

The Super Bowl Couldn’t Happen without Small Business. That’s Just the Way the NFL Likes it.

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How cookies and baby steps led this pregnant mom down the road to business success

This mom entrepreneur is helping new mothers gain confidence when choosing to breastfeed.

How cookies and baby steps led this pregnant mom down the road to business success

Creating opportunity

Becoming the Boss: Meet the Buffalo Startup Rethinking Infrastructure with Augmented Reality

It will take innovative solutions from innovative companies like Heads up Display to take the country’s infrastructure to the next level.

Becoming the Boss: Meet the Buffalo Startup Rethinking Infrastructure with Augmented Reality

America at work

Behind the Scenes With Platinum Hip-Hop Artist Styles P and His Juice Bar That’s Transforming the Bronx (VIDEO)

Legendary rap artist Styles P launched a chain of juice bars that is transforming underserved communities where healthy food options are often not available at affordable prices.

Behind the Scenes With Platinum Hip-Hop Artist Styles P and His Juice Bar That’s Transforming the Bronx (VIDEO)

Creating opportunity | Doing good

Tips Tuesday: 4 Ways to Use Snapchat to Boost Your Company’s Reach

How UPS and Zipline are Using Drones to Save Lives in Remote Rwandan Clinics

UPS is soaring to the rescue in life-threatening emergencies in Africa with a big lift from a San Francisco drone delivery startup called Zipline.

How UPS and Zipline are Using Drones to Save Lives in Remote Rwandan Clinics

Solving Problems | True innovation

How This Immigrant Entrepreneur Simplified the Immigration Application Process to Just a Few Clicks

Here's how immigrant entrepreneur Xiao Wang is streamlining the often intimidating and expensive U.S. immigration application process.

How This Immigrant Entrepreneur Simplified the Immigration Application Process to Just a Few Clicks

Creating opportunity | True innovation
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