Eveline Chao

Eveline Chao
What Are Angel Investors Looking For?

What Are Angel Investors Looking For?

Angel investors are, well, the guardian angels of business. Without them, many of the world’s biggest companies, like Google and Facebook, may never have gotten off the ground. Through these first-stage investors, struggling entrepreneurs get access to…

From 60000 to 5 Million in Just Three Years

From 60000 to 5 Million in Just Three Years

Brittany Hodak’s and Kim Kaupe’s favorite number is 100. That’s because it’s the percentage they own of ‘ZinePak, the business they started in 2011 with $60,000 from their personal savings…

Focusing on Design to Sell Your Product

Focusing on Design to Sell Your Product

Sarah Kauss became obsessed with the clean-water crisis six years ago when she attended a lecture on the topic at her Harvard Business School reunion. “This professor got up and did this presentation on how the next war…

Kellee Khalil Is Making Inspiration Actionable

Kellee Khalil Is Making Inspiration Actionable

Kellee Khalil was 30 pages deep into Google, flipping between 15 tabs of fashion retail sites, when she realized there ought to be an easier way to help plan her sister’s wedding. She was working at her sister…

Why Jen Boulden Won’t Sell Her New Company

Why Jen Boulden Won’t Sell Her New Company

We can’t sing enough praises for Jen Boulden. After all, she’s one of DailyWorth's advisors. But beyond that, the lifelong environmentalist is famous for creating Ideal Bite, a daily email based on the…

Keeping the Passion in Your Business

Keeping the Passion in Your Business

Just a few years after starting her business, Teresa Chang Ceramics, Teresa Chang was doing far better than she could have ever anticipated. She had been featured in major magazines like Elle Decor and was taking wholesale orders from stores…

Jane Burns Positive Social Message for Women

Jane Burns Positive Social Message for Women

It’s amazing how many cultural stories still persist — like the shame that accompanies being female, older and single, an idea reinforced by the classic children’s game Old Maid. If your memory is fuzzy: It&rsquo…

Interview With Her Campus CEO Stephanie Kaplan

Interview With Her Campus CEO Stephanie Kaplan

Stephanie Kaplan, Windsor Hanger Western and Annie Wang met as Harvard undergrads working on a campus lifestyle and fashion magazine together. Seizing an opportunity to publish more frequently and save money on printing costs, the trio decided to turn the…

Advice on How to be a Serial Entrepreneur

Advice on How to be a Serial Entrepreneur

Gregg Renfrew has been hustling since her college years, when she started a house cleaning company on Nantucket with two friends so that they could spend the summer there. They cold-called a slew of real-estate firms, charged $20…

Women to Watch: Tricia Trimble and Suntegrity

Women to Watch: Tricia Trimble and Suntegrity

Trimble adored her mother. And naturally, she was devastated when, just after graduating college, she lost her to skin cancer. In the intervening years, as she worked through her grief, she became a CPA and then a recruiter. Feeling…

Tutoring Without the Scheduling

Tutoring Without the Scheduling

Alison Johnston Rue is the 26-year-old CEO of InstaEDU, an online tutoring company that allows students to instantly connect with tutors from top colleges. She previously worked for Aardvark and Google before co-founding InstaEDU in 2011 with…

The End of 380,000 Car Seat Reviews

The End of 380,000 Car Seat Reviews

The first time a pregnant Allyson Downey walked into a Babies “R” Us, the trip ended in tears. “I was completely unprepared to make a decision about the 45 car seats I saw in front of me…

Job Hunting Reinvented

Job Hunting Reinvented

Like almost everyone, Kathryn Minshew used to ask herself, “What should I do with my life?” She was working at McKinsey, but considering an NGO or nonprofit in developing countries; one of her coworkers was thinking about biotech…

10,000 Small Businesses at Babson College

10,000 Small Businesses at Babson College

If you’ve always wanted to enroll in business school, but can’t spare the time or expense, you’re in luck. There are plenty of resources available to help you create a mini-MBA experience that…

The $1.8 Million Panda

The $1.8 Million Panda

When Suzanne Xie realized that traditional media companies were transferring children’s books to tablets with little innovation, she set out to find a way for kids to better engage with the technology. Today, Suzanne is the founder of…