Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs Who Apply for Business Loans Are More Likely Than Men to Be Approved, Scotiabank Survey Finds

On its first year anniversary, The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ releases new survey findings, expands program to Global Banking and Markets (GBM)
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TORONTO, Ontario, December 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Women entrepreneurs who apply for business loans may fare better than they expect, according to survey results released today by Scotiabank on the first anniversary of The Scotiabank Women Initiative. The survey of nearly 1,000 small business owners across Canada aims to identify the financial needs of women entrepreneurs.

The TriplePundit Flash: The 3 Stories You Need to Know, Women’s History Month Edition

by TriplePundit Senior Editor, Mary Mazzoni
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Welcome to the weekly TriplePundit Flash. Every Monday, we will offer up a quick rundown of the stories the editors at 3p think you need to know and today, we’re proud to share the top stories to kick off Women’s History Month.

Why Shifting Gender Balance in Wealth Brings Ripple Effects

Visa Launches First Global Competition Focused on Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs

Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition focuses on providing women entrepreneurs with a platform to showcase their ground-breaking solutions
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2019, /3BL Media/ Calling all women entrepreneurs! In celebration of International Women’s Day, Visa (NYSE: V) today reinforced its dedication to women empowerment with the launch of the first Visa Everywhere Initiative: Women’s Global Edition. The global program invites women entrepreneurs from around the world to tackle FinTech and Social Impact challenges for a chance to win $100,000 in each of the two challenges.

Announcing the 2018 Shine Awards for Small Business Winners

UpakNShip Named Small Business of the Year
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This week we welcomed more than 2,000 eBay sellers from across the country to our annual celebration for sellers, eBay Open, in Las Vegas, to connect, learn, and share.

Our community of sellers make eBay one of the most diverse marketplaces in the world. Nowhere is this more evident than in our SHINE Awards for Small Business contest, which recognizes some of our most inspirational sellers across the U.S.. 

Whole Planet Foundation | Dispatch From the Field - Impact Dashboard Update

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Thanks to our microfinance partners around the globe who are working diligently daily to serve the world's poorest people, the average first loan size we fund has decreased to $184. View our impact dashboard updated this week.  We are grateful for their hard work to alleviate global poverty for the unserved. 

New Study Documents Dramatic Growth of Women Entrepreneurs in Top 25 Largest U.S. Cities

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March 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ - To commence Women’s History Month, the Center for an Urban Future today published a groundbreaking new study, with support from Capital One’s Future EdgeSM initiative, that reveals a dramatic surge in women entrepreneurs in the nation’s 25 largest cities but also shows that women still face a number of challenges as they start and grow businesses.

Building Economic Stability through Education and Empowerment

By Charlene Lake, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer
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Over the last two weeks I’ve had the pleasure of spending time with an incredible group of women entrepreneurs who have traveled thousands of miles to be in Dallas for PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS®.

Women Entrepreneurs From Afghanistan and Rwanda Come to Dallas for Business and Leadership Training

PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program aims to empower women globally
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Some have lived through war, and some have languished in poverty, yet all have persevered and are coming to Dallas to celebrate their past achievements and the promise for a better tomorrow. This month, twenty-eight women entrepreneurs from Afghanistan and Rwanda will arrive for the final phase of the 2014 PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® program.

Global Banking Alliance for Women and MetLife Foundation Partner to Develop Mentoring Program for Banks

Program will use peer learning across member banks to develop financial products and services for low-income business women
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NEW YORK, January 14, 2014/ 3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation and the Global Banking Alliance for Women [GBA], a global consortium of financial institutions committed to fostering wealth creation among women, are partnering to develop and launch a mentoring program across member banks of the Alliance with the long-term goal of building financial services and products for low-income women entrepreneurs globally. This grant is part of MetLife Foundation’s $200 million, five-year commitment to fund programs and services that help advance financial inclusion.

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