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These successful women have advice for starting your business

Starting a business is tough, and being a female entrepreneur can be even more difficult. These top businesswomen are giving advice for your startup.
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Got a business idea? Take this leap.

The world improves one great idea at a time. Ask the Kenyan who turned a bicycle into a cellphone charger. Or the South African...
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Her startup is preserving Mexico’s culture

Thinking about doing good in your community? Read how this Mexican woman created a startup to help local artisans and preserve her country's culture.

A road to the future is paved with solar panels

Entrepreneurs Scott and Julie Brusaw use crowdfunding to bring a powerful idea to the world.
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From refugee camp to New York City: An entrepreneur’s tale

Born in a Laotian refugee camp in Argentina, Monica Phromsavanh came to the U.S. at age 17 and quickly moved up the ladder in the fashion world.
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Canada’s Trudeau, Ivanka Trump encourage businesswomen

President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs.
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Failure can be good for your business

Nobody likes to fail. But when business leaders discuss their successes, they often start by talking about failure. Failure can be a good teacher.

Dream of owning a restaurant? Get a truck, and other recipes...

Martin Setiantoko attended culinary school in Malang, Indonesia, and dreamed of opening his own restaurant. When he moved to New York at 24 with only...

Many paths lead to successful business startups

This article is part of Entrepreneurs: The Next Generation, a ShareAmerica series written in simplified English and designed to help you develop your business vocabulary. Click...