New prize for the winning team of Women 2.0 PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition – an investor meeting with Esther Dyson! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Esther Dyson is an angel investor in female-founded companies like Flickr and 23andMe. She will be meeting with the winner of Women 2.0′s PITCH SF 2013 [...]
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The social advertising platform exits stealth mode. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Linqia founder and CEO Maria Sipka exiting stealth mode last week with a funding announcement – she raised $3.475 million Series A led by $2.5 million from Javelin Venture Partners, with participation from existing angel investors like Esther Dyson. A [...]
“If you can’t hustle your way to meet one of these people, you probably don’t deserve their money.” By Alyson Shontell (Editor, Business Insider) If you’re new to the New York startup scene, who are the best early-stage investors to pitch? There are a lot of people and early-stage firms who can cut your startup’s [...]
By Carol Massar (Co-Anchor of “Street Smart”, Bloomberg TV) It was fun to be a part of the Bloomberg Empowered Entrepreneur summit in New York City, an event in partnership with Women 2.0, among others. There were some great takeaways, including momentum to the idea that going public is not the endgame for young companies. [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The new Habit Labs focuses on contextual computing for health behavior change. Jen McCabe is now CEO of Habit Labs, while co-founder Buster Benson serves as CTO. The merger will take Habit Labs from San Francisco to Seattle, where Jen’s background in patient advocacy and social design [...]
Women 2.0 asks Esther Dyson, angel investor in companies like Flickr and 23andMe, about opportunities for entrepreneurs and the women entrepreneurs in her portfolio. Esther Dyson: The opportunities for women are basically the same as opportunities in general. They are not currently in video sharing or yet another social network (ie. “if we get 10 [...]
By Ellie Cachette (Founder, ConsumerBell) Back in October of 2009, I had the idea of creating a site that collected people’s complaints. Not in the back-end kind of way but in a crowdsourcing way where people could vote if they had the same issue, which I then could contact the company to work out some [...]