About

Mission of the Women Entrepreneurs Blog

To provide a fact-filled forum of information delivered by leading Western New York female entrepreneurs. The blog is hosted by Dennis Kessler, local business man and entrepreneur, and the Ed and Agnes Ackley Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business. We will be the go-to-site in Western New York for helpful information on starting a business, creating a business plan, finding financing, helpful legal direction and much more.

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Blog Guidelines

1. We will tell the truth. We will acknowledge and correct any mistakes promptly.

2. Comments will be moderated, we will not accept or post comments that are spam, off-topic, rude, or defamatory.

3. We will reply to comments when appropriate as promptly as possible.

4. We will link to online references and original source materials directly.

5. We will disagree with others’ opinions respectfully and expect the same from you.

Borrowed with minor revisions from GM’s Fast Lane blog

Privacy Policy

We may collect your email address or other identifying information in your comments, subscription to our feeds, or other interactions. We will never share your information with any third party, unless required to do so by law.

Terms of Use

This is a multi-author blog, intended to provide a networking environment and open forum for women entrepreneurs to share information, ideas, and connections. It is NOT intended to provide specific legal, financial, or other forms of advice for individual situations. As always, you must seek appropriate professional advice for your individual circumstances.

The information and ideas offered by any of our bloggers represent their individual views and are not attributable to, nor the responsibility of, any of the other bloggers, or of the bloggers’ business entities, or of the Simon Graduate School of Business, the University of Rochester, or the US Small Business Administration.

This blog may contain hypertext links to information and websites created and maintained by other public and private entities. This information and these links are not owned or sponsored by the bloggers, the Simon Graduate School of Business, the University of Rochester, or the US Small Business Administration and are provided for the user’s convenience. Neither the bloggers, the Simon Graduate School of Business, the University of Rochester, the Federal Government, nor the SBA may be held responsible for the content, accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of any websites or information that may be accessed from this site. Furthermore, the inclusion of such l inks does not constitute or imply an endorsement by the Simon Graduate School of Business, the University of Rochester, the Federal Government, or the SBA of any organization or company or its opinions, products, or services. Please use caution and your best judgment when considering a product, service, or opinion offered by a linked website.

The Simon Graduate School of Business of the University of Rochester is the sole owner of any information submitted to or collected on this blog and by submitting comments or other content you are assigning a permanent, irrevocable license to use such content for any and all purposes.

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If you would like to advertise with us, please contact Dawn McWilliams at dawn.mcwilliams@simon.rochester.edu. Dawn is the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications at the Simon Graduate School of Business. Thanks for your interest and support!