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Why RMS Beauty Founder Rose-Marie Swift Has No Time for Investors

Rose-Marie Swift, who self-funded RMS Beauty in 2009, reveals how she's managed to stay profitable from day one—with no outside help.

By Jenna Birch

TV and Film

‘On The Record’ Documentary Unveils the Historical Silencing of Black Women

Hip hop journalist Kierna Mayo discusses why the #MeToo doc is bigger than its sexual assault allegations against Russell Simmons.

By Anna Jornlid

Still Standing

Inside Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams’ Scrappy Climb to the Top

Founder Jeni Britton Bauer reveals how she built her ice cream monolith one bank loan at a time.

By Jenna Birch

Women at The Helm

How Lauren Singer Built a Sustainability Empire from a Tiny Mason Jar

The founder of zero-waste store Package Free opens up about the realities of fundraising and the glamorization of female founders.

By Lauren Fisher

Still Standing

100% Pure Co-Founder Susie Wang’s Strategic Focus on Quality Products Over Profit

The beauty innovator opens up about why she's never taken on an investor, and the importance of building customer loyalty during a crisis.

By Jenna Birch

Women at The Helm

Helena Price Hambrecht Built an Alcohol Brand for Millennials Sick of Hangovers

Co-founder Helena Price Hambrecht discusses the cons of slick millennial branding, and how she plans to overthrow corporate liquor giants.

By Lauren Fisher

Still Standing

How Juice Beauty’s Founder Went From Broke College Grad to Clean Skincare Giant

In 1983, Karen Behnke couldn't get a business bank loan unless she was married. Today, her non-toxic skincare brand has a makeup partnership with Gwyneth Paltrow.

By Jenna Birch

Still Standing

Rebecca Minkoff's Secret to Success Is Simple: Listen to Your Customers

The fashion designer opens up about financing her brand in 2001, surviving the 2008 recession, and finally turning a profit 10 years later.

By Jenna Birch

Still Standing

Mara Hoffman Wants This Crisis to Be a Wake-Up Call for Unsustainable Brands

The self-funded designer is now poised to lead the fashion industry through an uncomfortable reevaluation of its environmental impact.

By Jenna Birch

Women at The Helm

Shan Boodram Is on a Mission to Become the Martha Stewart of Sex

The 35-year-old influencer and host of Quibi's new show, Sexology, proves there is big business in sex education made sexy.

By Lauren Fisher

Women at The Helm

How The Vintage Twin's Co-Founder Is Keeping Her Multimillion-Dollar Business Alive During COVID

Samantha Elias and her twin Morgan built The Vintage Twin entirely on their own—now they're doing whatever it takes to save their company.

By Lauren Fisher

Women at The Helm

How Your Self-Care Routine Serves the Greater Good

Meet Racheal Daley, founder of Golden Flourish—the holistic wellness community that's bringing self-care to the millennial woman.

By Anna Jornlid

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