LearnVest’s Alexa von Tobel offers advice on how not just to build a company, but to upend an entire industry. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Let’s say you dream big. Sure, you want to start a high growth company, but you also want to take an inefficient or backward industry and utterly disrupt it. [...]
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Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our weekly “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Janet was recently recognized on Forbes for changing the world of business. In the profile, she states – “When somebody says, ‘Well, what do you invest in?’ I could [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) SXSW Interactive (SXSWi) will be taking place in downtown Austin from March 9-13, 2012. We at Women 2.0 will be there co-hosting meetups and parties, details TBA. Influential women in new tech, from former CMO of Mint.com and now CEO of online training platform Mindflash Donna Wells, [...]
By Jessica Naziri (Reporter, CNBC) When Alexa von Tobel found herself frustrated with the lack of personal finance resources and tools available to her, she took a leave of absence from Harvard Business School in 2008 to pursue her dream of creating a way for women to gain control of their finances. “When I was [...]
On the eve of LearnVest’s announcement that the New York-based startup has just raised an additional round of financing, we wanted to share a conversation with founder Alexa von Tobel about setting large organizational goals and seeking funding to grow. This conversation was shot at TED Women after von Tobel had taken funding from Accel [...]