What's In This Book
A Startup Story
She Starts Up pulls back the curtain to reveal Janine Sickmeyer's remarkable startup story from idea to fruition. After pitching to investors and being rejected 82 times, Janine was left with the decision to quit or keep going. She chose the latter and bootstrapped her tech company by being scrappy and persistent. In just 6 years, Janine grew her team, company and user-base and was eventually acquired. You'll get an inside look into what it's like to raise funding and build a business, and sell a company from a female founders perspective.
Personal & Professional Growth
During her entrepreneurial journey, Janine Sickmeyer experienced tremendous growth as a business leader, mother, and wife. With honestly and vulnerability, Janine exposes what it's really like to be a successful entrepreneur while raising a family at the same time. She experienced doubt, imposter syndrome, and even postpartum depression and anxiety. Starting a business and being a mother can affect a person's mental health. Learn that it's okay to struggle and find techniques for addressing issues and moving forward stronger than ever.
Janine Sickmeyer shows business leaders and entrepreneurs that they can thrive no matter their background. Entrepreneurship isn't one-size-fits-all, and you don't always have to follow the traditional path to success. And with She Starts Up, you'll uncover that achieving your business goals while investing in yourself and having a family is possible from a female founder who did it all.