The rise of celebrity entrepreneurs

Programmes like The Apprentice, Dragons' Den, The Secret Millionaire and Millionaire's Mission have put entrepreneurship firmly in the media spotlight. There have always been high profile entrepreneurs but have we entered a new age of 'celebrity entrepreneurs'?Training and support company Everywoman thinks so. In a survey to find out which female entrepreneurs provide the most inspiration to other women, the celebrities who came out on top were JK Rowling, Anita Roddick, Margaret Thatcher, Jacqueline Gold and Martha Lane Fox.Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or already running a business, entrepreneurs who are at the top of their game can provide a lot of inspiration - but it can also be helpful to take inspiration from people who are just a bit further along on their business journey than you are.Which entrepreneurs inspire you? Leave a comment to let us know.

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