A new Bloomberg analysis shows that venture capital firms with senior women partners backed companies founded or co-founded by women at roughly the same rate as VC firms with no senior women partners.
Karen Jensen and Mina Starsiak, owners of Two Chicks and a Hammer, will be featured in a TV pilot airing Monday on the network. They could parlay the appearance into a 12-episode season.
Distribution business HP Products Corp., a 450-employee company founded in Indianapolis in 1964, is now owned by Virginia-based Ferguson Enterprises Inc., the companies announced Tuesday.
Already one of the most influential women entrepreneurs in the country, Billie Dragoo will work herself even deeper into professional networking in July as she takes a new role as board chairwoman for the National Association of Women Business Owners. She hopes the connections she’s made over 18 years in business for herself will benefit the group’s members.
Indianapolis-based HP Products Corp. has acquired Renard Paper Co., a 58-year-old distributor of commercial-cleaning, paper and food-service products, based in the St. Louis area.
Colleen Hittle became CEO and sole owner of the Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical and medical device consulting firm in April.
The first of three meetings to encourage minority- and women-owned companies to pursue 2012 Super Bowl contracting opportunities is Tuesday evening at the Madame Walker Theatre Center.
Deseri Garcia’s Vida Aventura consulting firm uses challenge courses, other unusual techniques to improve teamwork, morale.
President of the company since 2000, Bridget Shuel-Walker, 42, oversees a distribution operation with $180 million in annual
sales and a work force of more than 400, making it the second-largest woman-owned business in Indianapolis.
The hiring of minority- and women-owned
businesses to work on the $275 million Indiana Convention Center expansion is far ahead of state requirements and has surpassed
rates that were registered for the $715 million Lucas Oil Stadium project.
Some local women business owners are encouraged by the election of President Barack Obama and his appointment of a new chief at the Small Business Administration who is thought to be especially interested in the needs of women-owned businesses.
Jenny Schott Androne, the president and founder of Schott Design Inc., one of the city’s largest interior design firms, has
amassed a diverse array of clients largely by marketing to building managers and landlords, as well as leasing agents and