backCode founder Sophia Viklund is on her fourth startup. Here are four things she learned along the way. By Sophia Viklund (Founder, backCode) I founded my first technology business in Moscow while I was in college in the mid-90s. It helped pay for my studies in London. I was studying to become a teacher, but [...]
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Celebrate the women in gaming – female founders edition! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This week, GDC (Game Developers Conference) was held in San Francisco and brought with it thousands of gaming enthusiasts and designers/producers/artists – the whole gaming ecosystem! Women in gaming came out to represent as speakers and attendees. Special [...]
The following are excerpts from an interview with JPL Engineer Nagin Cox. She helped send the Curiosity Rover to Mars in August 2012. By Sophia Viklund (Co-Founder, BackCode) & Esther Nam (Web Developer, Cars.com) Nagin Cox joined Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in 1993 and has since served as a systems engineer and manager on multiple [...]
Los Angeles Holds First “Silicon Beach Fest”, Brings Together Entrepreneurs In Tech, Startup And Entertainment Industries
A great addition to the festivals and tech events already on the Los Angeles startup scene. By Debra Eckerling (Founder, Write On Online) Silicon Beach Fest took place in Santa Monica and Venice last weekend and had the same feel as our vibrant town: fun, innovative and entertaining. There were too many events within Silicon [...]
Tech startup founders who happen to be women come out for Silicon Beach Fest this weekend in LA. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) There’s Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Alley in New York – and now Silicon Beach in Los Angeles. We heard about Silicon Beach Fest, the [...]
Los Angeles tech amps it up with Silicon Beach Fest. By Debra Eckerling (Founder, Write On Online) In Los Angeles, we have surf, sand and tech – and all of it in abundance. What better way to celebrate tech, entertainment, and startups than with Silicon Beach Fest! Silicon Beach Fest runs June 21-23, 2012, at [...]