Forbes Talks With YFS Magazine Founder On Women’s Entrepreneurship
March 16, 2015 Media Relations

Forbes talks with leaders of the women’s entrepreneurship movement.


DALLAS, TX – March 16, 2015 – YFS Magazine’s founder and CEO, Erica Nicole, is quoted in Forbes along with Hello Fearless founder Sara Davidson on why collaboration is imperative for women entrepreneurs. When asked about the importance of collaboration among women entrepreneurs, Erica Nicole shared the following insights:

Social platforms like Hello Fearless emphasize collaboration over competition to help female entrepreneurs expand their opportunities to build relationships, reduce their learning curves, and reap collective benefits from their wins.

“When women work together, we are a pivotal force in the start-up ecosystem,” says Erica Nicole, founder and CEO of YFS Magazine—a publication that connects and empowers entrepreneurs and startups.

“Competition cannibalizes efforts and prevents women from solidifying their presence in the small-business ecosystem,” Nicole says. “Merge strong female leadership with efforts to make entrepreneurship accessible and we can become enablers to thriving start-up communities.”

Getting Social: Online Collaboration Helps Women-Owned Businesses Thrive Read more.


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About Erica Nicole

Erica Nicole is is the Founder and CEO of of YFS Magazine, a Young, Fabulous & Self-Employed brand, the definitive digital magazine for startups, small business news and entrepreneurial culture. Erica Nicole is an accomplished entrepreneur, entrepreneurship expert, international keynote speaker, syndicated columnist and philanthropist. As a renowned serial entrepreneur, Erica leads a diverse business portfolio across digital media, national speaking, global business development, and electronic equipment industries.

Hailed by Visa Business as an industry thought leader, she has delivered keynote speeches at prestigious Ivy League universities and consulted Fortune 500 companies on the Voice of the Small Business Owner. Erica has been tapped as a judge for Start-Up Chile, one of the world’s most prestigious global accelerator programs and she has served as an

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