By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Thanks everybody for joining us at our fifth annual Women 2.0 PITCH Conference & Competition on February 14, 2012 at the Computer History Museum on Valentine’s Day. It was a sold-out success with 1000 women (and a few good men) strong. Special thanks to Tropo, Bing, [...]
Posts Tagged "Aileen Lee"
By Aileen Lee (Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) Good questions have been asked lately of tech companies without gender diversity on their boards of directors. While women comprise 51% of the population, they make up only 15.7% of Fortune 500 boards of directors, less than 10% of California tech company boards, and 9.1% of [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The run-up to Women 2.0 PITCH Conference on February 14, 2012 is defined by Women 2.0′s fifth annual Startup Competition for early-stage tech startups. Watch the finalists of the 2012 Women 2.0 Startup Competition pitch live on February 14. Hear first-hand feedback from panels of real investors [...]
By Aileen Lee (Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) As I’ve written before, we’re in an amazing period of the consumer Internet. Despite a shaky economy, many web companies are in hypergrowth. This is reminiscent of the five-year period over a decade ago when companies like Amazon, Netscape, eBay, Yahoo, Google and PayPal were built. [...]
By Chris O’Brien (Business & Technology Columnist, San Jose Mercury News) Something happened last week in Silicon Valley that was remarkable simply because nothing about it was remarkable. Well, almost nothing. On Monday, a stealth startup announced it had raised $7.3 million from a prominent venture firm. The deal hinged on the long-term relationship between [...]
By Shaherose Charania (Co-Founder & CEO, Women 2.0) Today, 85 Broads launched a global media campaign called It’s Women to encourage companies, VC’s, super angels, and high net worth investors to dramatically increase their investment in startups founded by women entrepreneurs. On October 19, 2004, 85 Broads staged a one-day “Buycott” as a symbolic gesture [...]