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Geri Stengel

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Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 2:34am
As we have for three years, let’s celebrate Father’s Day by thanking the men who are allies of women and support their success.
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 4:50am
Women angels bring a different point of view that can open new opportunities for entrepreneurs. We need more of them!
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 5:08am
When you need to build trust, turn to the women on your team.
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 11:35am
Helping entrepreneurs make the connections they need gives angels a deal-flow pipeline efficiently.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 5:10pm
The vision to see how technology can change things is what makes an entrepreneur.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 5:10pm
If you really want to honor mothers this Mother's Day — and keep talented employees — think paid leave. Fathers will like it, too.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:35am
Once you’ve got a product, you have to sell it. Often, the best way to do that is with a hands-on demo, which may be hard to do.
Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 5:05pm
Looking deeply together at great art can inspire entrepreneurs to break barriers.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:35am
How can ice cream be any better? By becoming guilt-free. And two perseverant women are making that happen.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 5:10pm
Angel investing is a big commitment. Letting women get a taste of it may increase the funding pool for women entrepreneurs.
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:05pm
Before building expensive technology, understand what customers want by duct taping an inexpensive version of it using existing technology and testing it and manual processes.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 11:35am
It’s Marketing 101 — focus on the audience when you make your pitch. Different folks need different strokes.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 11:35am
Your non-business experience can be the foundation of an enterprise if you leverage it right.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 11:35am

As the adage goes, money isn’t everything. Employees are looking for more and startups have what they want.

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 5:05pm
Making the world a better place means supporting small businesses as well as nonprofits.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:45pm
If your company is ready to grow, look at all way of raising money, even the higher-cost ones. If the timing is right, it will be worth the money.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:45pm
Women entrepreneurs find what they need to succeed in coworking spaces.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:45pm
Bigger players are beginning to see what women knew all along: Women-led businesses are great investments. Get with the program, guys!
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:45pm
Forget those white Ivy League boys! Investors should be looking at those who have life smarts. They’re the ones who can see problems and know how to solve them.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 5:45pm
All entrepreneurs need helping hands to go from startup to the big time but for women, especially those of color, it is even more important.
I write about the success factors of women entrepreneurs. I am president of Ventureneer, a digital media and market research company that helps corporations reach small businesses through thought leadership. My book, Forget the Glass Ceiling: Build Your Business Without One, provides women entrepreneurs practical advice for overcoming the barrier they face. I was named a 2012 and 2013 Small Business Influencer for my articles about the success factors of women entrepreneurs