How Venture Atlanta Continues to Attract High Caliber VC Funding to the Southeast Region – Allyson Eman, Executive Director

For many decades, Atlanta’s economy has mostly relied on notable Fortune 500 companies like the Home Depot and Coca-Cola, but as aspiring entrepreneurs from across the country move their operations to the city, Atlanta is seeing an unprecedented amount of venture-backed startups. Working hard...

Why We Need More Women Investing in Women-Owned Businesses

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Women own four out of every ten businesses in the United States, and in total female entrepreneurs own 12.3 million businesses in the country. Just 46 years ago, women only owned 402,000 companies. Over the past 50 years, women have come a long way...

Network Under 40’s Darrah Brustein on Staying Motivated, Networking, and Working with Deepak Chopra

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking for the confidence to get your business started, well look no further. On today’s show, we welcome serial entrepreneur, author, and business consultant, Darrah Brustein, who is living proof that your entrepreneurial journey doesn’t have to be linear....

From Events to Podcasts, Inspirational Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

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More and more women have begun venturing into the business realm to become prominent entrepreneurs in a wide range of fields. From marketing and business to health and motivation, there is endless advice available for women wanting to take the risks of starting a...

Mentoring and Investing in Women-Led Businesses [TiE Atlanta Live Panel]

In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, TiE Atlanta's monthly meeting brought together a powerful collection of Atlanta based female entrepreneurs including our own ASBN host Bridget Fitzpatrick. Panelists Included: Bridget Fitzpatrick, Atlanta Small Business Network (Moderator) Stefanie Diaz, Women Only Experience: Curated through genuine,...

Change Behaviors and Resolve Conflicts Before They Start with These Resolution Skills – Dr. Marcia Reynolds

Today we are joined by Marcia Reynolds, president of Covisioning, LLC, best-selling author of Outsmart Your Brain: How to Master Your Mind When Emotions Take the Wheel and leadership expert. In this segment, we’ll learn more about Marcia’s entrepreneurial journey and how you can...

Four Common Struggles Female Business Owners Face and Tips to Overcome Them

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In the past 20 years, the number of female-owned businesses in the United States has risen 114 percent. While this statistic is an excellent milestone for business-minded women, the story behind this number reveals some startling truths. According to a 2018 Inc. article, the...

Amplify: Re-Imagining Women in Power – Leading Yourself

Welcome to part one of Amplify: Re-Imagining Women in Power, a women's leadership panel hosted by Robbin Jorgensen, CEO of Women Igniting Change. Robbin is joined by Tiffany Ray, CEO of Generation Infocus and Anita Hsu, co-owner of Gezzo's West Coast Burritos, Sweet Auburn Barbecue, and Lazy Betty restaurants....

Happy International Women’s Day from ASBN

Please enjoy this special message from our COO and Co-founder Bridget, Fitzpatrick, and our Managing Director, Karen Coons. Today is International Women's Day, a day where we celebrate women and gender equality around the world. We are fortunate to live and work in the great...

How Atlanta Startup iFOLIO Is Modernizing Your Sales Pitch with Their Digital Portfolios – Jean Marie Richardson, CEO

ASBN recently caught up with Jean Marie Richardson, Founder and CEO of iFOLIO, on location at Atlanta Tech Village, the nation's 4th largest startup incubator. iFOLIO is a digital portfolio platform that helps make sales better. So, when you can bring the story of what...
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Six Entrepreneur and Small Business Podcasts to Put on Your Playlist

Over 50 percent of the US population (165 million individuals) have listened to a podcast. You have probably heard friends discuss their favorite podcasts...
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Five Ways Entrepreneurs Can Use the Weekends to Improve the Week Ahead

It's hard to deny how satisfying and enjoyable it is to reach Friday afternoon. It signals the end of the workweek and a chance...
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How FranNet Atlanta Helped Ramona Long Launch Her Business and Find Success with Money...

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Ramona Long and Leslie Kuban. Leslie is a franchise industry expert, and owner of FranNet Atlanta, and...
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Holiday Networking 101

As the holiday season approaches, many small business owners turn their attention to the holiday party circuit where networking is front and center. Holiday...
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Would You Treat Your Mother Like That?: How to Modernize Your Customer Experience Strategy...

In order for a customer to be loyal to your business, you have to show them devotion, respect their circumstances, and honor their time....
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