Ritika Bajaj, founder of MeritC2 - Creatives and Communications Ritika Bajaj shares with The NextWomen her top seven key tools for entrepreneurial success, drawing on her own experiences of starting up her own enterprise, design and content house MeritC2 - Creatives and Communications

UNDP in Papua New Guinea and the Australian Government recently launched an extraordinary venture, first of its kind in PNG – the Kumul GameChangers – to support for-profit impact enterprises in PNG.  Keeping entrepreneurs at the core, the venture recognizes that for entrepreneurs and their innovations, the knowledge and capital required for their success need to come together so that this emerging cadre of GameChangers can accelerate solutions to the national challenge of exclusion and fractured development. 

Dr. Kahlila Lawrence is the owner of Care for You Consulting which specializes in assisting people, primarily women, to achieve their best potential holistically. Dr. K offers  individual  as well as group coaching, speaking, webinars on self-care and self-esteem  and  nutrition consultation. For more information visit Dr. Lawrence on the web  as well as download your FREE Health News E -Book.

MergeLane ‘discovers, accelerates and invests in exceptional women and the companies they run’. Their motivation is two-fold. First, there are far fewer women in startups than we would expect. MergeLane believe diverse companies are stronger companies, and they want to help narrow the gap. Second, data overwhelmingly shows that venture-backed, female-run companies produce higher returns.

Laura Greb caught up with Sue Heilbronner and Elizabeth Kraus in Boulder, CO. 

New technology has allowed website owners to gain abetter understanding of WHO their users are and WHAT their users are actually looking for. The result is an amazing amount of rich information that can be used in many ways.

Coral Turner shares with The Next Women her experiences in developing a shiny new website for her brand.

Megan Foo, Editorial Assistant and Regular Contributor of The NextWomen Business Magazine, sits down with Yasmin Belo-Osagie and Afua Osei, Co-Founders of She Leads Africa, to talk about how women can be part of Africa's growth story through entrepreneurship, innovation and business. She Leads Africa is a Nigeria-based social enterprise that equips female entrepreneurs in Africa with the knowledge, network, and financing needed to build and scale strong businesses.

Skills CFA, the UK’s largest provider, registration and certification authority for apprenticeships and worked based education, were delighted not only with the sheer numbers of apprentices graduating at this year’s Advanced and Higher Business Skills ceremony, which took place on Wednesday 19th November at the Central Hall Westminster, but also with their guest speakers who awarded the graduates.

Maleka Dattu Creator and Founder, MERUMAYA Integrative Effective Skincare®and 2014 Specsavers everywoman in Retail Ambassador talks to The Next Women about her journey from employment to successful entrepreneur. 

Jemma CaldwellJemma Caldwell, founder of Tanami, encourages The Next Women readers to take the plunge into the business world.