Topic: startups

Awesome Places To Work: These Startups Have Better Perks Than Free Food Or Beers On Tap

Awesome Places To Work: These Startups Have Better Perks Than Free Food Or Beers On Tap
The difference between a job you love and a job you hate is usually one thing: the company’s culture.These days, lots of tech startups have adopted cultural perks like free food, pool table/games, and beers on tap.

But others have come up with new ways to make their companies great places to work. They’ve “hacked” their culture, according to this discussion thread on Quora. More »

This Woman Turned Her Love Of Sailing And Design Into A Thriving Business

This Woman Turned Her Love Of Sailing And Design Into A Thriving Business

Kearsley Lloyd knew she always wanted to be an artist but her parents weren’t quite ready for her to fully go for the starving artist life (it makes things so difficult…like eating on a daily basis.) They encouraged her to study all different aspects of the art industry with experts until she eventually got into a little school called RISD. You’ve probably heard of it. More »

30 Female Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2013

30 Female Entrepreneurs To Watch In 2013

One surefire way to get more women in business is to encourage them to start their own companies. But is it possible that startups founded and run by women might be more valuable than companies started by men? Startup advisor Wayne Sutton sure thinks so, citing statistics that “women tend to generate higher revenues, even though they are given one-third less capital than men. It’s also known that founding teams with mixed genders were able to raise larger rounds.” Pretty convincing, no? If you need more proof, we’ve compiled 30 smart, successful women in business who have co-founded or are launching startups. Who knows? Maybe you’ll get inspired yourself. More »

Levo League Co-Founder Amanda Pouchot Says You Have To Fight Through The Fear With A Startup

Levo League Co-Founder Amanda Pouchot Says You Have To Fight Through The Fear With A Startup

Madeline Albright once said “There is a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women.” Well, Amanda Pouchot, Co-founder and CIO of Levo League,  the first online destination designed to connect Gen Y women with career opportunities and ensure their success, should not be worried then. This young woman has already helped tons of women in their careers (including yours truly) and she is only 26! More »