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  • Women Lag In Venture Capital Even As They Make Strides As Entrepreneurs September 30, 2014
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Women venture-capital partners are becoming scarcer even as more women entrepreneurs are winning venture cash, according to a report from Babson College. The report, "Women Entrepreneurs 2014: Bridging the Gap in Venture Capital," paints a picture of a start-up environment that is making strides in some areas, such as back […]
  • 'Generation Z' Is Poised To Drive A Surge In E-Commerce Growth September 25, 2014
    It's important for retailers to know who their potential customers are online — and what they're interested in — to market to them effectively.  BI Intelligence finds that there are surprising and important differences in behavior depending on gender, age (especially for Generation Z), income, and education. Generation Z, those aged 18 to 24, spend […]
  • Companies With Women On The Board Crush Companies That Are Only Men September 24, 2014
    Companies that have female directors out perform those that only have men. A Credit Suisse report found that, overall, companies with a market cap greater than US$ 10 billion that have at least one woman on the board of directors outperformed those that had no women at all by 26% for large caps over the six years leading up to 2011. "Importantly, this m […]