Kendra Rivers, Keep It Klose

Keep It Klose, launched in 2007 in Aurora, Colo., is a bra with pockets and a key hook.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led you to launching this business: I took my kids to Venice Beach, Calif.  and a friend and I were jumping over the waves and she said, “I, lost my phone!” Then she screamed, […]

Joanne Verkuilen, Circle + Bloom

Circle + Bloom, founded in 2009 in New Jersey and Massachusetts, creates mind-body audio programs to help women with their health and well-being.


Don’t Wait for “Perfect”

For many years, instead of acting on the task at hand I waited until the moment was just right — and, quite frankly, sometimes that time never came, so I missed out. Whether it was asking for an introduction to someone I was targeting for Women For Hire or picking up the phone […]

Cathy Alinovi, Hoofstock Veterinary Service

Veternarian Cathy Alinovi owns Hoofstock Veterinary Service in Pine Village, Ind., where attaining and maintaining animal health is the primary goal.


Stacey L. Kats, Kat Chiropractic Centers

Kats Chiropractic Centers, launched October 2007, is a family-owned practice providing conservative care with state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment procedures.


Jill Litwin, Peas of Mind

Peas of mind, launched September 2005 in San Francisco, sells healthy and innovative frozen food for growing kids in grocery stores nationwide.


Michelle Dyer, Survival Jobs for Actors

Survival Jobs for Actors of New York City a job board that connects actors and employers for flexible and part time work in New York and Los Angeles.


Debra Kavalos-Delaney, of Barrington, Ill., launched in 2008, is a one-stop online resource that gives people access to everything they need to entertain with grace and style regardless of their budget or experience as a host or hostess.