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, [...]
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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 [...]
Can a startup afford to turn away a prospective client? Sometimes. By Carissa Ganelli (Founder & CEO, LightningBuy) A wonderful thing happened two weeks ago. A VC acquaintance introduced me to a prospective client. Fabulous, right? Just what every startup wants: referrals. After the email introduction, the CEO and I set up a call. The [...]
By Carissa Ganelli (Founder & CEO, Commerce Drivers) Occasionally I get this question. So, let me clarify. I don’t want to be an entrepreneur. I already am one. There was the flowered crown business I started while I was an undergrad at Bryn Mawr in which I made, wait for it, flowered crowns to sell [...]
By Ellie Cachette (Founder & CEO, ConsumerBell) There’s something happening in New York Tech Scene: The female community is finding and establishing itself among the ranks of the techies in the Big Apple. For a lot of reasons New York is not Silicon Valley, where the culture has matured to the point that everyone seems [...]
By Carissa Ganelli (Founder & CEO, Commerce Drivers) Why would a mobile commerce startup founder title a blog post, “The Dinosaurs”? Am I referring to the Steven Spielberg, “Jurassic Park”-type dinosaur? No. I’m referring to very successful business people who have a wealth of traditional business and maybe even startup experience but know very little [...]