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Geri Stengel

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 12:28pm
You don’t have to cave just because the boys say “no.” Find another route to a bigger, better business model.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 9:28am
Strong investor relationships helped Hint Water raise a $25 million Series D growth round enabling it to react quickly to marketplace conditions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 9:45am
Do you know what a manel is? You’ve probably listened to an all male panel many times. But now they may become a thing of the past.
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 11:52am
Without good childcare, women can’t fully participate in the workforce, including entrepreneurship. The US needs to have a comprehensive strategy that addresses the affordability of childcare and the wages of the people who care for our most precious resource—young children.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 9:13am
Individual investors can join government agencies and corporations in helping small businesses survive and get a return on their investment.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:03am
Company culture is a make-or-break element of survival during economic crises. Having a strong mission can help get your company through.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 10:26am
Black communities have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic with Black-owned business experiencing the highest closure rate of all groups. Especially vulnerable are Black-women-owned businesses. Grants could provide the financing they need to survive the crisis.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 11:42am
By building on your strengths and adapting your business model, it is possible to survive the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 10:27am
Start small, be willing to change direction, and build a good team, including employees, associations and a coach. Delight your customers so they evangelize your service. That’s the formula for entrepreneurial success even through the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 9:29am
During hard times, savvy women entrepreneurs don’t keep doing business as usual. They pivot and change, and grow.
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 9:17am
If business-as-usual blocks your startup’s growth, change the rules. Innovation keeps the economy—and your startup—growing.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 12:06pm
Just as women-owned businesses were making breakthroughs, the pandemic threatens to set them back, but we don’t have to let that happen. We have the tools to protect them. Let’s use them.
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 10:42am
Women entrepreneurs have a better understanding of women’s health and they are using that knowledge to reshape healthcare for women.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 8:31am
New funding options make it easier for women and minority entrepreneurs to raising financing.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 10:31am
By foreseeing the need — and using the FDA's Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) Julia Cheek of Everlywell was able bring the company's coronavirus home test to market in 8 weeks.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 10:34am
Effective diversity programs don’t happen by accident. They take commitment from management and input from those most affected — employees.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 10:39am
Entrepreneurs often start ventures to solve a problem they’ve encountered. Solving a big problem isn't enough, To attract venture capitalist, entrepreneurs need to learn what VCs want from an investment.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 9:38am
When you’ve built a successful business and exited, pass it on: After you succeed, help others do so, too.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 8:39am
Becoming a certified women-owned business can help you win contracts with local, state, and federal government as well as corporations. Diversifying revenue streams helps increase revenue and reduce risk. Both strategies can help reduce volatility during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 10:38am
Fast transition to online sales may be the difference between success and closure for small businesses. That's an opportunity for a savvy entrepreneur.
I write about the success factors of women entrepreneurs. I am president of Ventureneer, a digital media and market research company that helps corporations reach small businesses through thought leadership. My book, Forget the Glass Ceiling: Build Your Business Without One, provides women entrepreneurs practical advice for overcoming the barrier they face. I was named a 2012 and 2013 Small Business Influencer for my articles about the success factors of women entrepreneurs