In the United States alone, 42% of small businesses are owned by women. The numbers may not seem high, but it’s certainly progressed over the years. And every year new women entrepreneurs come in with fresh ideas and innovations — and that’s something to celebrate about. Today marks the first day of #WomenHistoryMonth to celebrate - past & present determined women who has helped make history and inspired other women to this day!
While starting a business as a female entrepreneur is an exciting time, it’s not without its challenges. In celebration of International Women’s Day this year, we want to highlight women making waves in small business entrepreneurship, online community building, and finance.
Alyssa Brady - Brand & Bloom
Brand & Bloom is a women-led brand design studio founded by Alyssa Brady. From a steady 9-5, Alyssa took the risk and committed herself to building Brand & Bloom, a brand design agency on a mission to help small businesses and entrepreneurs build their online presence through beautiful designs.
Chelsea Fagan and Lauren Ver Hage - The Financial Diet
The Financial Diet started in 2014 as a personal blog founded by Chelsea Fagan. Along with co-founder Lauren Ver Hage, The Financial Diet has grown into a media company and premier digital destination for women to talk about money — leading the conversation on personal finance and navigating complex topics on financial planning, investing, and narratives from everyday women.
Natalie Ellis and Danielle Canty - Bossbabe
We’re long admirers of co-founders Natalie and Danielle. They launched Bossbabe in 2019 with a simple goal to help women achieve their dreams, and it has since grown into one of the largest online communities for women.
Whether you’re interested in starting a business or looking to connect with budding entrepreneurs, Bossbabe is the go-to community for inspiration, motivation, and ambitious women.
Krys and Jina - Lenu Agency
Lenu Agency is a creative marketing and PR agency co-founded by Krys and Jina. What started as a team of two over lockdown has turned into a small and mighty team of creatives spread across countries.
There are lots of exciting things in store for Lenu Agency, particularly the note to us podcast that’s also launched today. Watch and listen to the on Spotify and YouTube with Krys and Jina as they share their experience and humble beginnings of starting the creative marketing agency back in 2020.