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Carol Roth

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Carol Roth is a recovering investment banker, business expert and author of the New York Times bestselling book, "The Entrepreneur Equation." She has helped her clients, ranging from solopreneurs to multinational corporations, raise more than $1 billion in capital, complete more than $750 million worth of M&A transactions, secure high-profile licensing and partnership deals and create million dollar brand loyalty programs.

Carol is a frequent radio, television and print media contributor on the topics of business and entrepreneurship, appearing regularly on Fox Business, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more. Additionally, Carol’s blog at was recently named as one of the Top 10 small business blogs online and she was named a 2011 Top 100 Small Business Influencer. Carol is a contributing blogger to outlets like The New York Times, The Huffington Post and Crain’s Chicago Business/Enterprise City and is the only business expert with a fashion doll made in her own likeness.


Leading Content Creator-Top Small Business Site/Business Unplugged (with many contributors); The New York Times, The Huffington Post and many others

Small Business Segments- The Willis Report- Fox Business;

Leading expert on small business topics, creating awareness and understanding; Fox Business, CNN, MSNBC, WGN and hundreds of other media outlets

NYT, WSJ & USA today best-selling entrepreneurship book;

Has raised and invested millions for and in small businesses

Carol has a clear, authentic & wide-reaching voice for small business empowerment/advocacy. She educates small business owners on financial, regulatory & other topics (e.g. JOBS Act, crowdfunding) at venues like Fox Business CNN, MSNBC & others. She busts myths with her bestselling entrepreneurship book and her pitch reviews at The New York Times. She combines credibility, humor and a passion for small business, making her a widely followed and admired small biz advocate.


Website @CarolJSRoth


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