Tag: Patricia Greene

Michael Chmura

Women Entrepreneurs NYC Launched To Expand Entrepreneurship In New York City

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen and Citi announced this week the establishment of WE NYC (Women Entrepreneurs New York City), an initiative to expand female entrepreneurship in New York City, with a special focus on underserved women and communities. Over the next three years, WE NYC will…

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Michael Chmura

Building Entrepreneurial Cultures

What do the  Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit,  Zappos, and Babson College have in common:  A shared  mission of building entrepreneurial cultures. I was honored and excited to again attend the annual Goldman Sachs Builders + Innovators Summit, this time held at Dove Mountain in Tuscon.  For this event GS gathers up 100 entrepreneurs (both…

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Five Key Lessons from Thriving Women-Owned Businesses

Based on findings from a recent study, Professor Patricia Greene outlines five lessons from women-owned businesses that are achieving success despite current economic conditions. The study of women-owned businesses was done by NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business), Chase, and the Center for Women’s Business Research. The study also points to positive signs of growth for small…

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Michael Chmura

Small Business: Lessons of the Recession – Women vs. Men

The recent study, Small Business: Lessons of the Recession,  by Chase Card Services, NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business) and the Center for Women’s Business Research (CWBR) reports on the types of responses business owners made to their businesses over the past years of the “Great Recession.”  One of our interests was to see if…

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Michael Chmura

Network, Network, Network

The motto for small businesses used to be “location, location, location.”  In this digital age in which geography is less important, I’d suggest it is more likely to be “network, network, network.” Last week I attended an event that is certainly one of more recent favorites.  The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program and the…

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