Founders discussed how design is manifested into their physical office spaces, a few things they did right or would have done differently with regards to design in the early stages of their company, how design is integrated into their company cultures, and what their general design philosophies are. By Lauren Jisoo Kim (Events Coordinator, Women [...]
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Join Women 2.0 at SXSW Interactive this March 8-12 in Austin, Texas! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) On Friday, March 8, Women 2.0 will be at Startup America LIVE in the Startup Village located in downtown Austin’s Hilton (4th Floor). Join us for a conversation with female founders Alice Taylor (Founder & [...]
Exchanging information, celebrating each other’s successes, the act of learning as a group – all this collective experience feels like a powerful counteraction to the plain-as-day fact that startup culture is not exactly women-friendly. By Angelina Strosahl (Co-Founder, DonationPay) I was lucky enough to attend the Women 2.0 “The Next Billion” Conference last Thursday and [...]
Get Mentored By 10 Women Entrepreneurs Who Celebrated Their Startup’s Acquisition – Join Women 2.0 For Lunch On Thursday!
Get mentored on V-Day by an entrepreneur who has exited! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Entrepreneurs are respected for their moxy, their grit, their determination and faith. How many tech companies start in a garage or dorm room to become the next Google or Facebook? Many have ideas and inventions brewing, but [...]
Celebrating Google’s birthday – and the female founders acquired by Google over the last 14 years. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This week, Google announced partnering with Women 2.0 with the launch of the new Google for Entrepreneurs program. We celebrated Google’s 14th birthday and reflected on the 118 mergers and acquisitions [...]
“In school, design classes made us practice generating 100 solutions to a problem in 15 minutes which helped avoid the habit of falling in love with your first idea.” By Elaine Wherry (Co-Founder, Meebo) When I ask folks why there aren’t more funded females entrepreneurs, I typically hear one of two responses: 1) the ideas [...]
Congratulations to co-founders Sandy Jen and Elaine Wherry for the acquisition of Meebo by Google today! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Six years ago, we invited Meebo co-founders Sandy Jen and Elaine Wherry as speakers for the first Women 2.0 conference in April 2006. I remember how excited the Women 2.0 team [...]
Founder Friday Mixers (February 3 in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, NYC, Madrid & Barcelona)
By Sepideh Nasiri (Corporate Sponsorships & Events Director, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 is hosting six global Founder Friday networking mixers for women entrepreneurs and their friends on Friday, February 3, 2012 in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, New York City, Madrid and Barcelona.
By Elaine Wherry (Co-Founder, Meebo) It’s a New Year and I’m looking ahead to new beginnings. In 2011, I found myself with a set of Meebo responsibilities that no longer comprised a 40-hour work-week and a nagging feeling that this was the right point to start gracefully unwinding from my formal tasks. In October, I [...]