This week, women entrepreneurs disrupt the traditional ways of shopping, education and beauty. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) In this week’s roundup of women entrepreneurs getting funded – CEO Katrina Lake (pictured) founded San Francisco-based Stitch Fix in February 2011. Yesterday, the company announced receiving $4.75 million Series A, led by Baseline [...]
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VC is not dead – CEO and co-founder Paula Long raises Series B for her big data startup DataGravity. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) After selling her previous company EqualLogic to Dell for $1.4 billion in 2007, Paula Long is at it again with big data startup DataGravity. She will be joining [...]
The angel training program will take place in Silicon Valley over the following dates: October 25-26, November 1, November 15 and November 29. By Amy Gips (Founding Managing Partner, Astia Angel) As Women 2.0 reported last week, Astia recently announced the launch of a fund and angel investor network in early 2013. Astia Angel, an [...]
PITCH NYC applicants – here’s your chance to access one of the Valley’s most prominent venture capitalists! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The prize for Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Startup Competition got even better – today we are announcing one of the prizes for the winner of PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition: [...]
By Tara Tiger Brown (Contributor, ForbesWoman) That’s what a woman, on a panel made up of women, said to a room full of women at a women’s tech conference. Wait, it gets better. The panel was titled “What if you could create a startup?” and the female panelist that provided this sage advice is a [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) High school girls across the country gain hands-on programming experience — by building Android apps and writing business plans — at Technovation Challenges held nationwide. The 10 week program culminates in a pitch night where VCs ask tough questions — and the girls take it well! With [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Last week, Andreessen Horowitz invited women to their Menlo Park office to hear stories from leaders: Padmasree Warrior (CTO, Cisco), Marissa Mayer (VP Location & Local, Google), Freada Kapor Klein (Founder, Level Playing Field Institute), Angela Benton (Founder, NewME), and Sandy Jen (Co-Founder & CTO, Meebo). Panel [...]