Author: Kait Smith Lanthier
Living EntrepreneurshipHonest Stories from Women Leaders » A spreadsheet malfunction that prompted a moment of clarity. An entrepreneur’s brush with anthropology. The challenges of being women in male-dominated industries. Hear anecdotes, advice, and life lessons from some of Boston's top female CEOs.
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders5 Teen Entrepreneurship Programs Teaching More Than Business Skills » Engaging teenagers in entrepreneurial activities sets them up for long-term success. All rooted in the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, these programs prepare students for college, teach them to follow their passions, and—for some—inspire them to create their own ventures.
Living EntrepreneurshipStudents Backing Students: The Rise of the Dorm Room Venture Capitalist » Rough Draft Ventures' peers-funding-peers model gives young entrepreneurs access to equity-free capital and resources, and gives students access to learning about the Venture Capital industry. Above all, it encourages entrepreneurship and creates a community of student founders that have gone on to launch successful ventures after graduation.
Amplifying Social InnovationHow Coca-Cola is Leading Women’s Empowerment in the Developing World » What does it mean to empower women? For the Coca-Cola Company, women’s empowerment takes form in 5by20, a global initiative to enable the economic empowerment of 5 million women entrepreneurs across the company’s value chain by 2020.
Preparing Entrepreneurial LeadersFour Ways To Ace Your Venture Capital Funding Pitch » Ideas are a dime a dozen. It’s a harsh but true reality, especially for entrepreneurs seeking venture funding. In a world with millions of ideas, many of which are the same, why should a venture capitalist fund yours?