Posts Tagged ‘women entrepreneur’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

Entrepreneurial lifestyles have become a meme. However, don’t be fooled –every entrepreneur isn’t on the fast track to success.  Even those who eventually do find success, they’ve made their fair share of mistakes along the way. Losing capital and wasted development time is common among young as well as mature entrepreneurs. Moreover, many entrepreneurs even get ripped off by their ‘trusted’ consultants.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Levo league, a new wave of women, takes on on the challenge of equal pay.

On April 17th, President Obama proclaimed – National Equal Pay Day, calling Americans to recognize the full value of women’s skills, their contribution to the work force, acknowledge the injustice of wage discrimination, and join efforts to achieve equal pay.

Make some noise generation Y ladies! National Equal Pay Day has defiantly broken the glass ceiling, right? Well, not exactly.

Sad to say, not all companies have taken recognition to the ‘end of inequality.’ Levo League aims to change that.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

A panel of young female entrepreneurs weighs in on women in technology; the challenges of being a female entrepreneur in the male-dominated tech industry.

Scott Gerber (@askgerber), founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council and author of ‘Never Get a Real Job,’ assembled a panel of young female entrepreneurs to weigh in on the challenges of being a female entrepreneur in the male-dominated tech industry. The panel came up with 7 seriously awesome tips that reflect my line of thinking on the matter.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

I spent some time at Verizon this morning helping a client port her number from a T-Mobile Android to a Verizon iPhone. The real fun began when we couldn’t transfer 2,400 contacts off the Droid’s SIM card. Needless to say, I wish we had the ConXfer App!

ConXfer is a patent pending wireless, mobile to mobile secure contacts transfer application. It simplifies the process of securely transferring a user’s contact and mobile business cards from one device to another using WiFi or Bluetooth.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

SheBytes has done countless articles on crucial female topics such as gender inequality in the workplace, women and technology, where are the superwomen and embracing femininity.

It seems that despite the clear inequality that still exists between males and females in the workplace, very little has been done by companies which has been effective in remedying this issue.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Fashion and Technology MIX!

Mashable published a great article about Rent the Runway; I got excited when I read it and so I decided I ought to paraphrase it for a couple of reasons:

  1. I love inspiring women; and Rent the Runway was started by two female entrepreneurs
  2. It’s a company that melds fashion and technology
  3. Rent the Runway makes haute luxury fashion affordable 
  4. It’s about women in high-tech; an uber minority
 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Photo Credit: Dave White, Artist - Superheroes and Villains Collection

If you wonder where the superwomen are –you know, the women in business who really know how to stand tall, take risks, and ultimately succeed in their respective fields — I have some insight!  Being an entrepreneur and a woman in business, it’s no secret to readers of SheBytes that I’m both fascinated and motivated by strong women.  I have dubbed women who are able to do the above; “superwomen”.

 
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