Geri Stengel's blog

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.

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.

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over: Entrepreneurs Must Have Persistence

Entrepreneurs start businesses for many reasons. A passion for something is often the driving force. Ella Gorgla has a passion for fashion. She also has a canny business sense -- built on education, experience, and a good gut feel -- to turn her passion into a viable business.

Women-led Businesses Bring Better Returns

Why are Warren Buffett and other men bullish on women?

Warren Buffett recognizes value when he sees it. His style of investing in high-quality, underpriced companies has made him one of the richest men in the world. Women are an under valued resource who are key to America’s prosperity wrote Buffett in an essay in Fortune.

Asking “Why?” Can Build Bigger Business, Better Marketing

Do you want to know why some companies are more innovative, more profitable, command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? It’s because they start by asking “why,” according to Simon Sinek, an ethnographer, author of Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action and speaker (his TED speech is among my favorites).



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