3 Things I Learned Last Week 5.31.15

This week: Female Founders Gaining Momentum, Google Debuts New Inbox, Americans With Disabilities Act

Female Founders on an Upward Trend
Funded start ups with a female founder doubled between 2009 and 2014. Find out more about the investment amounts these founders received, where these founders are located, how startups with a female founder fare as they progress from early to later stages, and more data about these companies.

Google Debuts New Inbox for Everyone
Last October, Google introduced a new type of inbox designed to make email organization easier by bundling similar messages like trip information, automatically sending reminders for to-do items, improved search and other features. Inbox is now open to everyone; an invitation is no longer required.

The Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 25
President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law on July 26, 1990. As we approach the 25th anniversary of the legislation, learn some of the interesting number facts behind the U.S. population with a disability, as well as the numbers of businesses and organizations providing services to them.


About Smart Companies Thinking Bigger®

Kelly Scanlon is the owner and publisher of Thinking Bigger Business Media. She recently finished a term on the national board of directors of the National Association of Women Business Owners, and was the national chair from 2010-2011. An advocate for small business owners, Kelly sits on numerous boards and committees to advocate on behalf of small business owners. She has won several awards for her advocacy. Among them are the 2011 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Award on behalf of Kansas City area small business owners, the U.S. Small Business Administration's Region VII Women's Business Champion of the Year in 2009, and the Women in Business Advocate of the Year from the State of Kansas in 2006. In 2002, she won the SBA's Region VII Small Business Journalist of the Year Award (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas). Whatever your business stage—aspiring, startup, established, mature—Thinking Bigger Business Media has the resources you need to grow to the next level. We are a resource organization dedicated to providing the strategic, "how-to" information small business owners need to become more productive and more profitable. We also provide information that helps owners connect with resources within the business community that can help them grow. We deliver that information through a variety of media products and other channels easily accessible to business owners.
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