Justin Krane, Krane Financial Solutions

Krane Financial Solutions, of Los Angeles, Calif. helps business owners plan their money so they can have a kick butt financial life.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led you to launching this business: When I helped a woman adopt a child to become a mother.

Ideal customer/target market: Women entrepreneurs in their 30s to 40s.

First customer or client: […]

Jeanne Boschert, Jeanne Boschert.com

Jeanne Boschert, of Memphis, Tenn. is an author, coach and consultant who transforms her clients into all they were meant to be.

‘Ah ha’ Moment that led to launching this business: I have always known that I was called into the helping profession. When I discovered the art of coaching I realized I had been doing it […]

Claudia Zanes, Zanes Law

Zanes Law, with offices in Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, helps people put their lives back together after an accident.

Ah ha’ moment that led you to launching this business: This is a different answer for me because our law firm had already been launched by my husband, Doug, a lawyer.  But my “ah ha moment” came […]

Jessica Gold Newman and Catherine Doyle, Dobbin Clothing

Dobbin Clothing is an online women’s clothing store that launched in April 2012. Dobbin’s styles are made from the finest European and American fabrics, manufactured in New York City and meant to fit and flatter women sizes 00-16.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business:  It was more like a long thought process that […]

Alison O’Brien, JWalking Designs

JWalking Designs of Union, N.J., founded in 2012, offers fit, functional, fashionable and earth-friendly workout wear that gives women of all shapes and sizes the self-confidence to get out and get active.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business:  After training for and completing multiple marathons – and not liking the workout wear ‘bottoms’ […]

Jodi Silverman, Stream Energy

Jodi Silverman is an Ignite Independent Associate for Stream Energy in Maple Glen, Pa. Her business is designed to help people achieve their financial and personal goals within the energy deregulation industry.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led to launching this business: Back in late 2010/early 2011, I just knew there was something bigger than myself that […]

LeAnn Maxwell, Vixen Vodka

Vixen Vodka of Roswell, Ga., founded in 2012, is a pure, gluten-free vodka made for women, by women.

‘Ah ha’ moment that led you to launching this business: It was the year I turned 50 and got a divorce.  It was my “why not?” moment.  Why not launch a vodka company that catered to a female […]

Shannon Michelle, Shannon Michelle Photography

Shannon Michelle Photography of Braintree, Mass., founded in 2004, celebrates women of all ages, shapes, and sizes by creating fashion-inspired portraits that lead toward renewed self confidence.

Ah ha moment that led you to launching this business: Two years before I started, actually. I have a science degree and had planned to pursue the medical field, […]