Founder Friday is coming to Seattle to mix and mingle with the city’s amazing female tech talent. Here are a few women to watch. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Seattle may be best known to outsiders for Starbucks, 90s grunge or sudsy TV doctor dramas, but the home of Microsoft and Amazon also has [...]
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Check out these women who have exited food-related startups. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) From mailing cardboard boxes of recommended packaged foods on a monthly subscription basis, to food recommendation apps ranging from the technically astute to the visually gripping – we’ve watched in the last few years the marriage of one’s [...]
Yahoo! snaps up female-founded mobile startup Alike today for an undisclosed sum – the team will be joining Yahoo! mobile in California. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Today Yahoo! acquired Alike, a mobile company founded by CEO Maria Renhui Zhang. The app focused on personalization by using the restaurants and places you [...]
The problem isn’t that women are unable to complete the requirements associated with these jobs — the problem is that women simply aren’t making the decision to. By Maria Renhui Zhang (Founder & CEO, Alike) It’s undeniable — there are simply fewer women than men in the various fields of engineering. In the software/technology industry [...]
Out of the 10 finalists for PITCH NYC Startup Competition, 9 of the startups have women CEOs. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) On November 14 in New York, PITCH NYC Conference & Competition is expecting 15 conference speakers – 95% of them women. 100% of the speakers have founded successful startup companies, [...]
Join us for PITCH NYC Conference & Competition on November 14. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition received 275+ applications from over 24 countries. Today, we announce the 10 women-led startups selected by 30 seasoned VCs and angel investors to compete on November 14, 2012 at PITCH [...]