For many Connecticut small-business owners, access to financing is not a concern going into a new year.
Fairfield business owner Melissa Squeo was recently recognized by the Women’s Business Development Council, founded in 1997.
On Wednesday evening, the League of Women Voters of Greenwich held an event at the Innis Arden Golf Club in Old Greenwich.
As a young cashier working at a bakery, Alyssa DeMatteo never imagined the day would come where she would own her own business.
Women-owned businesses ceded economic heft in Connecticut in the past year, according to a new study, though the state again saw an increase in the number of companies created or acquired by female entrepreneurs.
Nancy Coffey, CEO of KTT Enterprises, has built one the largest women-owned manufacturing businesses in Connecticut.
Three Norwalk women recently received awards from The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC).
Woodbury business owner Sue Martovich was recently recognized by the Women’s Business Development Council at its 20th Anniversary Luncheon Gala.
Carline Dean, the owner of Lace Affaire, was awarded The Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) “20 for 20 Award."
Greenwich Library has recently partnered with a number of women’s business groups to host programming, including the newly launched Woman Owned Greenwich and the longtime Women's Business Development Council.
“The lending environment has changed dramatically, especially for small businesses,” reports Fran Pastore, president of the Women’s Business Development Council (WBDC) in Stamford.
With more than 650 people at a Friday event in Greenwich, the Women’s Business Development Council marked its 20th anniversary under CEO Fran Pastore.
Women's Business Development Council Chief Executive Officer, Fran Pastore, spoke during a council event kicking-off its Greenwich pilot program at Greenwich Library.
For the rest of the year, the Women’s Business Development Council will run a pilot program in Greenwich.
"I think that women's economic equity is the last piece of unfinished business for women in our country," Pastore said.
Twenty years ago, Fran Pastore saw a need — and an opportunity.
As with so many Connecticut businesspeople these days, Fran Pastore is holding her breath waiting for a state budget to be finalized.