Monthly Archives: November 2014

Housewives and college dropouts make great entrepreneurs! (time to drop the negative stereotypes)


Recently, Terry Simmonds of the UK Small Business Directory wrote an online post that caused an understandable uproar: This is a serious website for serious men with serious businesses, if you are just a little housewife running a little play business from home earning some pin money whilst your other half is out earning a […]

The tide has shifted


  The question is no longer  ‘should we’  support female entrepreneurship but ‘what are the best ways’  in which to do this? Recently, a seminar sponsored by IFC/USAID entitled: Mapping Opportunities: Ranking or Binding brought together 3 new innovative tools: 2 indices and a diagnostic tool for assessing where the barriers lie for female entrepreneurs. […]