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Meet 22 women who launched and led startups to an IPO, an accomplishment few female founders have ever reached

Summary List PlacementThe odds are stacked against women in business. But they're really stacked against women founders. Women who do start companies aren't able to scale their businesses to the same size as men. Only 28% of startups have a female founder, according to a 2019 Silicon Valley Bank report, and companies with all-women... go to Article >

The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis — and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable...

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Summary List PlacementTalent leaders have had their hands full. A global pandemic upended traditional models of work as employers across industries sent staff home from the office. Leaders in human resources were tasked with figuring out how... read more

43 of the best fantasy books to help you escape reality

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  Summary List Placement Fantasy books have huge cult followings, with readers devouring 800-page journeys through mythical worlds. There are a ton of sub-genres so any reader can find something that interests them. This list has epic classics... read more

55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

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  Summary List Placement Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business. New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time. Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential... read more

The cofounder of a digital bank geared toward Black and Latinx users details the fintech's $40 million Series A and how it's grown a waitlist...

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Summary List PlacementRyan Glover was just two weeks removed from announcing the launch of his startup when he got an unsolicited call most entrepreneurs can only dream of.   "We've never moved this fast on our investment," Glover heard on the... read more

A 29-year-old entrepreneur shares 4 top tips to deal with the tough questions she faced as a young, female founder

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Summary List PlacementAt just 29, Prianka Dhir is already the founder of two companies. She launched her first trade show in Vancouver, British Columbia, at just 22. But when she flew to San Francisco in 2015 to talk to investors about BoothIQ... read more

Women-led IPOs — ESG approach under Biden — Shopify goes social

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Summary List PlacementGood morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: Industry insiders explain how they're racing to build and define socially responsible investing before the Biden... read more

The 10 women founders who are landing the most funding for their startups — and the ideas and industries they champion

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Summary List PlacementEven in 2020, among data that suggests that female founders deliver higher profits and are likelier to run their company in a more socially responsible manner, women still face discrimination when fundraising and... read more

Meet the 11 executives at Lululemon driving the athletic wear company's impressive sales growth — and leading it into a new digital era

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Summary List PlacementLululemon had an impressive 2020, and now its gearing up for an even bigger 2021.  The athleticwear company, best known for championing the athleisure trend, has been among the rare few winners of the pandemic as demand... read more

GEN Z VCS: Meet the top 29 up-and-comers changing the world of venture capital

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Summary List PlacementGen Z VCs have made headlines by starting syndicates, networking in Slack groups, and making a racket on Clubhouse. It's quickly become clear: Gen Z is already shaking up the venture capital industry. There's no set path... read more

Experts say there's more opportunity than ever for executives to land a corporate board seat. Here are 10 steps anyone can take to snag a spot.

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Summary List PlacementCorporate boards are changing. For instance, more boards are recognizing they have enough directors with financial experience and are now looking for senior executives with experience in 21st-century challenges such as... read more