Mountain View-based accelerator/incubator 500 Startups adds 15 women entrepreneurs to the family. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) 27 startups were announced as the 500 Startups spring class. 9 have a woman on the founding team (33%). Not bad! 500 Startups partner Christine Tsai blogged yesterday: “They came from districts afar – Mexico, [...]
Posts Tagged "Cheryl Yeoh"
“I don’t give up. I’m definitely meant to be an entrepreneur,” said entrepreneur Cheryl Yeoh. By Karin Kamp (Director of Digital Media, The Story Exchange) At a time of high levels of youth joblessness – the latest U.S. figures show that the unemployment rate for workers under 25 is over 16% – some are betting [...]
Do you have the scrappiness of an athlete or the creative vision of an artist? By Cheryl Yeoh (Co-Founder & CEO, Reclip.It) I’ve come to observe that there are usually two kinds of founders – athletes or artists. Ideally, you’re some composition of the two. And even if you’re not a real life athlete or [...]
Meet Your Founder Friday Hosts For May 2012 – New Cities Launching: Orange County, San Diego, Buenos Aires & Santiago!
11 cities will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events in May – find one near you! By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0) We have some exciting news! We are launching new cities for Founder Friday! Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks among [...]
By Cheryl Yeoh (Co-Founder & CEO, CityPockets) “It’s a numbers game. There are far fewer women in tech than men. So anyone genuinely interested in changing the ratio and evening out the balance, has to more than meet women halfway” — Cindy Gallop in No One’s Blaming Anyone on WIMN’s Voices The gender ratio and [...]