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Geri Stengel
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Please join me the evening of May 6 for a panel discussion on Why Equity Crowdfunding Is Good for Investors and Women Entrepreneurs.
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We’re in the middle of a shifting trend, where there are newly wealthy women putting their money to work, and similarly we’re starting to have a larger number of experienced investors.
The women offer a broader and more diverse network for recruiting and finding new startups and an understanding of female consumers.
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When the stakes are high, as they are when you are pitching investors for your business, you can’t afford to be less than perfect. 
Want to know the tricks for getting attention in person or online? Read on, for both the format and presentation needed to succeed.
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How can a company stay committed to its original purpose yet be adaptable to market conditions?
Setting a goal and sticking to it can ensure the success of tactical changes.
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Could equity crowdfunding be the solution to venture capital sexism?
Investors lose when they let unconscious bias cloud their choices.
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Find out how connectedness gives us the power to solve big problems, turn dreams into realities, create products and much more.
Building a business requires connections of all kinds, on social media and among resources. How do you tie them altogether?
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Look out California and New York, Tennessee is on the rise and it’s attracting women entrepreneurs with really interesting businesses.
Find out what Tennessee’s got that high-growth women entrepreneurs want.
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Recent data has shown that women-led technology companies are more capital-efficient, achieving 35 percent higher return on investment. 
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Join me May 6, 2015 at 6pm for a panel discussion
Why Equity Crowdfunding Is Good for Investors and Women Entrepreneurs It's free!
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Constantly on the lookout for discrimination could cause women to ignore constructive criticism and ultimately set them back if they attributed every rejection to bias.
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Wise words!
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Sunlight is the best of disinfectant for sexism and discrimination. 
Exclusive: For the first time, the woman who famously shined a light on gender discrimination nearly 25 years ago weighs in on the Pao-Kleiner Perkins court battle.
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If it breaks, someone needs to fix it. How can a startup take advantage of the rising popularity of expensive, damage-prone smartphones by starting with a store in Louisiana? 
Big businesses can be built one market at a time. Find out how starting small pays off.
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  • Stengel Solutions
    President, 1998 - present
    Stengel Solutions is a strategic planning and marketing firm specializing in solutions for industry leaders, growth businesses and nonprofits. Whether you’re developing a plan for sustainable long term growth, building strategic alliances to penetrate new markets or forming an advisory board to provide objective advice regarding new opportunities, Stengel Solutions can provide you with solutions to build your company at every stage.
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    President, 2009 - present
    Ventureneer is a digital media and market research company providing education and training for nonprofits, socially responsible small businesses and social enterprises. For corporations that want to reach these organizations, Ventureneer provides branded marketing and social media opportunities that generate visibility, thought leadership and brand loyalty.
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Women Without Ceilings
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As a writer, consultant, teacher and speaker, I've helped thousands of entrepreneurs make their vision of business success a reality, by helping them develop their business plan, and by teaching them the strategies and tactics they needed to grow their businesses. My guidance has steered many entrepreneurs away from pitfalls that might have prevented or delayed their growth.


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2012 Small Business Influencer Champion for her writing on the success factors for women entrepreneurs