The Unwitting Entrepreneur

Information and Inspiration for Women Entrepreneurs

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For this week’s  Entrepreneur Spotlight we are pleased to feature previous guest blogger Marion Freijsen (you can read Marion’s guest blogging piece here). Marion is not only the founder of EFactor, the world’s largest network of entrepreneurs, she is also a passionate supporter of aspiring female entrepreneurs (including myself- thank you Marion!).  Ready for the big leagues? Read on for Marion’s take on founding an online social network…     Name? Marion Freijsen Name of your company? EFactor What does your company do/ produce? EFactor [...]

Posted by bdg2011 On Jun - 15 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST
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Our guest post today is from  Marion Freijsen, COO of EFactor (an online entrepreneurial network), originally written as an article for her blog. Marion is a serial entrepreneur, having started over 5 companies during her career. Although this post is targeted to a European audience, I think the points it makes about women and entrepreneurship are universal. Read on below to see if you agree.   Just last week new figures were released in the Netherlands on one of the [...]

Posted by bdg2011 On Jun - 10 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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  A friend of mine forwarded me an article today from a blogger at Business Insider. The title: “VC CONFESSION: “I Have Doubts Once I Think Of Women Founders Having Kids And Being Distracted From Work“. My first thought was, as Charlie Brown might put it, ‘Good grief’. My second- how is it that in 2011, women are still being confronted/ limited by their ability to bear children? Are our wombs all the world sees when it looks at us? [...]

Posted by bdg2011 On Apr - 20 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST
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Today’s Entrepreneur Spotlight is on Victoria Tsai, founder of TATCHA, an Asian beauty products company featured in magazines like Vogue, O Magazine, and Elle, just to name a few. Read on for Victoria’s take on what it means to be a new mom as well as a new entrepreneur… Name: Victoria Tsai Name of your product/ company: TATCHA What does your company do/ produce? I search Asia for time tested beauty secrets and life inspiration.  TATCHA is my way of [...]

Posted by bdg2011 On Apr - 4 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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Article first published as Women: The “Invisible Entrepreneurs” on Technorati. A few weeks ago I posted an article on why more women aren’t entrepreneurs. After receiving many comments from women who have started their own businesses, and others who would like to but haven’t, I have discovered many women ARE entrepreneurs, although they remain largely invisible. Why is this? In an age where women are routinely selected for positions of leadership and power (though still unrepresented in proportion to their numbers), [...]

Posted by bdg2011 On Apr - 1 - 2011 Add Comments READ FULL POST
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