There’s a little more than a week to contribute to MotherShip HackerMom’s Kickstarter page! By Shannon Nicholls (Fundraising Director, MotherShip HackerMoms) We are a new kind of playground and workspace for creative mothers. Fun to us is not mani-pedis, but making, breaking, learning and hacking our bright ideas. HackerMoms model active creative lives for our [...]
Posts Tagged "Berkeley"
Revolution Foods joined the ICA Portfolio in 2005 with six employees operating out of a 1,000 square foot facility. By Abby Bobé (Dual MBA & CS Candidate, Mills College) With a track record of scaling businesses like Revolution Foods, Blue Bottle Company and Back to the Roots to well-known national organizations, Inner City Advisors is [...]
Weathering long-distance moves, moving in with parents, long commutes, tight budgets, pregnancy… By Elizabeth Yin (Co-Founder, LaunchBit) Last night, I was at Google on a panel talking about women in entrepreneurship. Afterwards, I chatted with an attendee about the very early days of LaunchBit. I mentioned that one point, I’d lived at my parents’ house [...]
Efforts to close the divide: Pitch Mixer, Black Founders, Latino Startups NewMe Accelerator… By Esther C. Moore (Co-Founder & CEO, HustleAndCode) You need only put your ear to the ground these days to catch conversation about Silicon Valley’s diversity challenge as it relates to women, blacks, latinos and other underrepresented groups knocking at the door [...]
Celebrating women’s history month with a women’s entrepreneur forum. By Ayori Z. Selassie (Co-Founder & Director, Pitch Mixer) How many times have you attended an entrepreneur focused event and felt drained afterwards? If you live in the East Bay you’re even more used to feeling drained, not only for the effort required to impress and [...]
By Dara Olmsted (Grant Writer & Ethnographer, Iridescent) Did you miss the Technovation Challenge’s Women in Leadership panel at Andreessen Horowitz last month? The science education non-profit that runs the Technovation Challenge, Iridescent, teaches high school girls how to design a mobile phone app prototype, write a business plan, and pitch their plan to a [...]