For Father’s Day, we asked women entrepreneurs about their dads’ influence. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Alice Brooks, one of the co-founders of Kickstarter project Roominate, grew up visiting her father’s robotics lab and when she was young, she had her own saw so that they could work side-by-side. She built her [...]
Posts Tagged "Amanda Steinberg"
My Startup Cost $25,000 For Its Entire First Year, Funded That Start Myself (And Now The Business Is Worth Millions)
DailyWorth is now a multi-million dollar business. But for its first year, the founder bootstrapped the venture herself with only $25,000. Here’s how she did it. By Amanda Steinberg (Founder & CEO, DailyWorth) I launched DailyWorth, now a multi-million dollar online community for women, by spending less than $25,000 in our first year of operation [...]
By Joanne Lang (Founder & CEO, AboutOne) A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a friend Ellie Cachette, CEO of ConsumerBell (one of AboutOne’s strategic partners) asking me if I was interested in being a presenter at the Women 2.0 Founder Friday in New York. I am very proud to be a [...]
Founder Friday Mixers (February 3 in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, NYC, Madrid & Barcelona)
By Sepideh Nasiri (Corporate Sponsorships & Events Director, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 is hosting six global Founder Friday networking mixers for women entrepreneurs and their friends on Friday, February 3, 2012 in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, New York City, Madrid and Barcelona.
By Amanda Steinberg (Founder & CEO, DailyWorth) I’ve always been interested in creating businesses, inspired by my single mother, who always stressed the importance of financial self-sufficiency. I launched my first e-commerce website when I was 21, and throughout the years built Web agencies like CitySoft and Soapbxx to $1 million-plus in revenue. As a [...]
By Joanne Lang (Founder & CEO, AboutOne) It’s been an amazing journey to get AboutOne where it is today. Through the process of developing an award winning app and raising an over-subscribed Series A with lead investors Golden Seeds, I’ve navigated quite a few hurdles and learned many lessons while juggling my roles as tech [...]
By Ben Popper (Contributor, BetaBeat) 65% of women are the CFOs in their household, meaning they make the principal financial decisions. When serial entrpreneur Amanda Steinberg was looking to create an email business, she fixated on improving women’s financial smarts, something she had struggled with as a new mother buying a new home. And so [...]
By Suzanne Axtell (Technology Evangelist, O’Reilly) Blogger, mother, foodie, and hardcore New Yorker Joanne Wilson (@TheGothamGal) is one of a few female angel investors. Her approach to investing is unabashedly women-centric. As she explains in the following interview, she’s a believer in the power of the startup ecosystem to influence the economies of New York [...]
By Joanne Wilson (Blogger & Angel Investor, Gotham Gal) Penelope Trunk’s post titled “Stop Telling Women to do Startups” made the rounds this weekend. This is not the first time that we have heard from Penelope and I am sure it will not be the last. As I sat down to write my thoughts on [...]
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 [...]