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An Exclusive With Plum Alley’s COO: How Crowdfunding Is Changing The Way Women Invest and Start Businesses

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These days we all know the power of crowdfunding in helping businesses and ideas get off the ground. Crowdfunding raised $2.7 billion and funded more than one million campaigns in 2012 alone. Lately,… Continue reading

Looking Abroad in Tech: The Inside Scoop on Norway’s Startup Scene

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I’ve just returned from Oslo, where I attended Oslo Innovation Week. My post from last week featured top sites, good eats, and local tips when visiting Norway’s capital city (you can read it… Continue reading

Greetings from Oslo Innovation Week: An Insider Guide to Norway’s Capital City

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I’m writing to you from Oslo, the beautiful capital of Norway. Although it’s a bit chillier here than I expected, I’m enjoying connecting with my fellow innovators at Oslo Innovation Week, the largest… Continue reading

Think you need an MBA to start a company? Not anymore.

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The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on entrepreneurs looking to alternatives to MBA programs as their primary method of education while they get their businesses off the ground. It seems that… Continue reading

Ladies, Looking to Travel the World Alone? 8 Tips on Savvy Solo Travel

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I spent a little over a month this summer backpacking through Europe. I’m a seasoned traveler, having been to over 30 countries and 5 continents. However, this was my first time truly traveling… Continue reading