Jessica Scorpio’s cleantech startup raises funding to solve car overpopulation and change the world. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) “Like Airbnb for cars” – social carsharing marketplace Getaround announced raising $13.9M in Series A funding today led by Menlo Ventures. In the list of investors includes Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer. Getaround was [...]
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She entered college at age 12 and enrolled in a Ph.D. program at 17. Now, Danielle Fong wants to solve the ‘holy grail’ of green energy issues. By Sarah F. Berkowitz (Contributor, Mother Nature Network) Danielle Fong was only 19 years old when she founded a technology company with the goal of perfecting green energy [...]
Bringing together startups envisioning a cleaner, more sustainable future – meet them! Each month, pariSoma hosts a mixer featuring 15 of the hottest startups demoing their products and vision. The event brings together upwards of 200 attendees, including VC firms, startups, journalists and professionals eager to stay on the cutting-edge of their industry. Women 2.0 [...]
By Danielle Fong (Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, LightSail Energy) Editor’s note: LightSail Energy’s Danielle Fong will be speaking on February 14 at Women 2.0 PITCH Conference & Competition at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Get your ticket here! I’ve lived a lifetime this year. It sometimes feels as if so much is [...]
By Alexis Ringwald (Co-Founder, Valence Energy; acquired by Serious Energy) I stood in front of the auditorium at Tohoku University, Japan’s MIT, in Sendai —- a few miles from the epicenter of recent devastation. I was the first American embassy speaker to visit the region since the tragedy. It was hot, and I was sweating. [...]
By Danielle Fong (Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, Lightsail Energy) LightSail Energy is a green energy startup company that’s trying to make it possible, and economical, to power the world with nothing but clean, green energy. We’re tackling what some call the holy grail of green energy -– how to economically and efficiency store energy such [...]