Women-Owned Businesses in Texas

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Striving and Thriving in Today’s Economy   Texas appears at or near the top of most “best of” lists for its business friendliness. But it’s also a great location for an increasing number of women-owned enterprises.   Women play a huge role in the U.S. labor force,recently accounting for nearly 47 percent of the total. […]

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Two of the five re-entered the list after experiencing revenue spikes.   Five Dallas-Fort Worth entrepreneurs have been honored for leading some of the fastest growing women-owned or women-led companies in the nation. Nina Vaca of Dallas-based Pinnacle Group, Kay Ivie of Flower Mound-based Ivie Associates Inc., Claudia Mirza of Plano-based Akorbi, Stephanie Point of […]

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Chief executive runs world’s fastest-growing language services provider. CEO Claudia Mirza, who grew up surrounded by violence in Medellin, Colombia, was recognized Thursday by EY for her Dallas-based company Akorbi, the fastest-growing language services provider in the world. Mirza was named one of 12 “EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women” at the EY Strategic Growth Forum in […]

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“All my life, I was very passionate about content. I’m very creative, and I love making things beautiful. I saw in the 2000 census data that the minority population was growing in the U.S., and the Hispanic population was skyrocketing. But then I saw media with very bad content in Spanish. I said, ‘there is […]

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Starting a company is a lot like immigrating to America, says Nikki Barua: “You need to adapt to survive.” Barua, who is the founder and CEO BeyondCurious, an agency that creates mobile experiences for companies, has firsthand knowledge of both experiences. Born and raised in India, she set her sights on moving abroad early on. […]

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