Enterprising Women’s founder Bev Hurley spoke in Berlin on 23rd April at Womenize – a tech, digital business and media conference. The event was designed specifically for women who wanted to build a career in the fields of media and digital economy, the games industry or IT.

Shattering Stereotypes: Women in Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is riddled with stereotypes. This is particularly true of female entrepreneurs. For instance, women starting businesses often attract specialised labels or epithets such as “mumpreneurs”, “fempreneurs” and even “lipstick entrepreneurs”.

Felicitas Betzl

Serps Invaders', Felicitas Betzl, has made it into the Top Three for the Guardian Smarter Working Award. There were 150 entries, so we're very happy with the result.

With over 150 entries, join us in congratulating them with this terrific result.

Read the full story here...

Read this article — Congratulations Serps Invaders!

Did you miss our Celebrating Women in Business Conference on Thursday 5th March celebrating International Women’s Day 2015?

Fear not – we are delighted to bring you videos and the presentations from the masterclasses and a gallery of pictures from the day.


The Pitch to Rich campaign has been launched by Virgin Media mogul, Richard Branson and LinkedIn in a bid to support British innovation.

There are three categories to enter and the winner of each one will be chosen by Richard Branson himself, and by a panel of “prestigious” judges in a live final on 26 June. 

Woman leading a business meeting

Business groups are calling for a new push to get more women into executive directorships even as the latest government sponsored report into boardrooms hails “enormous” progress on diversity over the past four years.

Fewer than one in 10 of the UK’s biggest companies have a female executive director – involved in managing the company directly, rather than overseeing its management, according to the research published today.


Take a look at HM Revenue and Customs guidance and support to help people in business get their tax affairs right. Unlike traditional classroom learning, you can access all this information at your fingertips from the internet at home, at work or anywhere and you can revisit this learning as many times as you need.

Read this article — HMRC digital support for business
Women networking

Despite a traffic accident causing huge congestion problems and depleting our numbers, our monthly Evening Networking event still went ahead in February, presenting an opportunity for a more informal  gathering for attendees.

Alone as a mother and employer

PowerToFly President, Katharine Zaleski didn't realise the struggles of working and being a mother until she became a mother herself.

In this candid video, Katharine admits: “I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child of my own.”

See the video here -

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