The Top Vetrepreneurs This Memorial Day!

Financial JournalistEntrepreneur, Hybrid Crowdfunding, Invest

Veterans Feature

  As we take a moment this long weekend to remember our soldiers who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms, we can’t help but to also commemorate our veterans of all eras and active service members. They are an integral part of our communities, our collective conscious and our economy. Veteran entrepreneurs or “vetrepreneurs” are increasing in number. According … Read More

Why Cannabis Related Businesses are Thriving

Financial JournalistBreakaway, Crowdfunding, Crowdfunding Laws

cannabis feature

Our monthly webinar featuring California tax attorney, Regina Unegovsky of Regal Tax & Law Group, will cover the current rules and regulations shaping the cannabis industry, widely-projected to be a nearly a trillion dollar injection to the US economy in the years ahead. Marijuana Business Daily reported, “The marijuana industry is poised to grow by leaps and bounds in 2018, … Read More

Top 5 Moms Being a #MOMBOSS – Happy Mother’s Day!

Financial JournalistCrowdfunding, Holidays

Top 5 Mom Entrepreneurs

Breakaway Funding would like to salute the hardworking mom entrepreneurs this Mother’s Day! We’ve compiled our a list of just a few of the top moms being extraordinary as a #Momboss. Jessica Alba: Jessica Alba, actress/model and CEO of The Honest Company is a major #Momboss as the mother two girls, Honor Marie Warren and Haven Garner Warren. With the birth of … Read More

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Cadillac Bar and Grill

Financial JournalistCrowdfunding, Raise Capital

cadillac bar Hybrid Crowdfunding feature

This Cinco de Mayo when you upgrade to a “Cadillac Margarita,” consider its humble beginning in the San Francisco establishment for which it was named: the Cadillac Bar and Grill. Throughout the 1980s, the Cadillac was a very popular restaurant located South of Market Street (SOMA) in San Francisco. Displaced by the expansion of the Moscone Center, this landmark bar … Read More

Happy Cannabis Day

Guest AuthorBreakaway Events, Investing, Webinar

Cannabis 420

April 20: the day Americans have celebrated the oft fabled and demonized plant, cannabis sativa (and the popular indica strain) for years. Now that more states have legalized medical and/or recreational use, all things cannabis are “in.” For example: Colorado will see its first drive-thru cannabis shop open. Green Rush, of San Francisco fame, will be hosting a “Bud Drop,” … Read More

Ambition is NOT a Dirty Word

Guest AuthorEntrepreneur, Investing, Raise Capital

Ambitious Woman

Women in positions of leadership is nothing new. They have been leading countries, shaping social and economic policy and advocating for greater prosperity for a long time. Examples are throughout recorded history: Queen Hatshepsut, born 1508 BC, became one of the most powerful women in the ancient world as the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt, who … Read More

The Best Books On Negotiation and Knowing Your Worth

Guest AuthorEntrepreneur, Webinar

Best Books Negotiation

Our March webinar featured Susan Strong, business performance coach to Fortune 500 executives and entrepreneurs alike. She delivered a powerful presentation on where women stand at present in the business world, communication fails that lead to pay gaps and other ways that women can become more effective communicators in business, ask for what they want and build upon strengths for … Read More

Do You Suffer From the Imposter Syndrome?

Guest AuthorBlog Post, Webinar

Imposter at Work

I sometimes think: “They’re going to find out the truth about how much I don’t know and decide I am really not capable of doing this job… running this company…obtaining this financing….” Do any of these resonate? Do you apologize before stating something….”forgive me if I speak out of turn?” Are you afraid to admit you don’t know something, because … Read More

The Top 5 Jobs for Women

Financial JournalistBreakaway Events, Business Tips, Uncategorized

Top Woman Jobs

Women are contributing across all professions in the United States.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the top five fields where women have competitive earning power are, in ascending order: 5. Lawyer, salary: $80,656 4. Computer Information Systems, salary: $93,719 3. Nurse Practitioner, salary: $101,027 2. Pharmacist, salary: $124,286 1. Chief Executive Officer: salary: $751,040 And these are the median salaries. According to Washington … Read More

Women in Business: Ambition is NOT a Dirty Word

Kim KaselionisWebinar, Women in Business

Working Woman

Our featured speaker for March is Susan Strong, business performance coach with more than 30 years’ experience working with Fortune 500 companies such as: Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Pacific Gas & Electric, Genentech, Adaptec and Logitech. Susan helps leaders develop high-performing teams and create programs and processes to enhance corporate cultures and the employee experience, while working with executives to … Read More