Geri Stengel's blog

How to Build Your Presence to Build Your Company

The “it” factor: As a women entrepreneur with big plans for growth, you’ve got to have “it” -- Executive Presence, that is. Your company’s upward trajectory can be stopped in its tracks if you don’t look, sound, and act like an Executive (yes, with a capital E).

How Women Entrepreneurs Innovate And Disrupt

Do men and women innovate differently? I asked an expert, Larry Keeley, author of Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs and co-founder of Doblin, an innovation consulting firm. He analyzed three decades of innovations, who made them, and how they did it.

How Technology Offers New, Productive Business Models

Technology is changing the way women entrepreneurs run their businesses

Women use technology to solve problems, said Robin Raskin. She should know; her company, Living in Digital Times produces events and conferences highlighting how technology can solve the world’s problems.

6 Strategies for Attracting Venture Capital

Paula Long, CEO of DataGravity, decided she didn’t want to be a small fish in a big pond. So, entrepreneur that she is, she carved out her own pond: small to medium-sized businesses with self-serve, big data solutions rather than large companies with highly customized solutions that attract the competition.

Sponsors Can Supercharge Your Business’s Growth

Sponsorship is a powerful concept in the corporate world, yet women entrepreneurs are pretty much unaware of its power.

How to Get on Forbes List of the World’s Most Powerful Women

Are we beginning to see the rise of the American-born women entrepreneurs?

July 4th Holiday

Vistas will be taking a break for the July 4th holiday and will not publish the week of July 1. We'll be back on July 9. Enjoy!

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How to Attract Angel Funding No Matter Where You Are Located

It’s not easy to find angel investors outside the big market areas but it can be done. Marti Beller of PlanG, proves that not only can it be done, it can be done without the  support that many women entrepreneurs who receive funding rely on.

How to Get on Forbes List of the World’s Most Powerful Women

Are we beginning to see the rise of the American-born women entrepreneurs?

How Women In Power Improves Business Returns

Overall, angel investment in 2012 showed signs of weakness:  fewer investors and only a slight increase in dollars invested. But for women angels, it’s a whole different story.



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