Saturday, July 29, 2017

Savvy Women Entrepreneurs Don't Work Alone

Our friend and awesome reporter Geri Stengel at Forbes says:
The most successful entrepreneurs don’t do it alone. That holds true for men and for women but particularly for women. 
She goes on to say:
Only other women see, hear and feel what women do. Women face different challenges than men: their access to capital and markets is restricted. What do you get when you problem solve with a group of women entrepreneurs? 
Take a look at what members of  the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), a peer advisory group, and organization I am extensively involved since 2003 as the Chicago Chapter Chapter chair, found.

The #1 Secret to Success Women Entrepreneurs Need to Share

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Meet Up With Us in Chicago at the First Urban Craft Distilleries in the U.S.

Through a nonprofit I manage, Women Entrepreneurs GROW Global, we have a really cool on-the-ground program coming up on Tuesday, September 19 from 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Central time in Chicago. For all my Chicago fans, I would LOVE an opportunity to meet you in person!

Here are the details on the program.

But let me add this:  Even though the program focuses on taking a business global (my passion), we will also have fun touring the world famous KOVAL Distillery.  Not hear of it?  Well then you've been living in a cave :-).  Read the phenomenal press about them here.

Anyway, hope you can join us.  If you are going and want to let me know in advance, email me at: ldelaney(at)

Look forward to seeing you there.  To learn more and to register, visit:

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Google Developers' Launchpad Build (GDLB)

Google Developers’ Launchpad Build (GDLB) comes under the Launchpad Accelerator Program.  They have selected 11 startups led by women entrepreneurs in order to train them.
Through the programme, the selected women entrepreneurs will get a chance to help promising startups achieve rapid progress in a short time. This will be done through focused 1:1 mentorship from Google and Industry Experts.
Read more and learn about the shortlist of women entrepreneurs here.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

$50 Million Donated by USA to Female Entrepreneurs!

The Trump administration will give $50 million to a female entrepreneurship project championed by Trump's daughter, Ivanka.

To help unlock the potential of women entrepreneurs, the new Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi), led by the World Bank, will enable more than $1 billion in financing to improve access to capital, provide technical assistance, and invest in projects and programs that support women and women-led SMEs.

Read more ...

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Sexual Harassment Is 'Never' Business As Usual

Oh I am not going to go into detail here with my lead to this post.  You have to read the article to believe it.  The title gives it away:

Sex for Funding? Silicon Valley Reeling After 24 Female Entrepreneurs Speak Out

Photo:  Chris Sacca (apology letter)