“I saw a family raising money for their baby’s heart transplant. They needed $300,000 and they were trying to do it a quarter at a time. I remember thinking: If they could do it over the Internet, it would be so much more successful.” – Desiree Vargas Wrigley, GiveForward co-founder. By Carly Keyes (Staff Writer, [...]
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Celebrating women entrepreneurs “doing well by doing good”, as microfinancing guru and entrepreneur Candace Klein would say. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) It’s been a good week for the passionate entrepreneurs who work to improve the lives of the next generation – Adafruit CEO and founder Limor Fried was announced as Entrepreneur [...]
We celebrated a flurry of venture funding announcements for women-founded startups this week. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) We celebrate women securing investment for business ventures because raising a round of venture capital is a public, measurable milestone for a startup. When an early-stage company receives investment, either VC or angel, we [...]
On June 22-26, 2012, experience a five day celebration of technology and entrepreneurship at the Techweek Conference & Expo. Techweek 2012 offers you the chance to interact with over 5,000 engaged and passionate participants, 2,000 unique brands, 300 speakers, 200 sessions and 100 exhibitors. Tell us why you want to attend TechWeek in Chicago in [...]
By Jen Consalvo (Co-Editor & COO, Tech Cocktail) Last year, I hosted 20 events across the United States — each event bringing together a solid mix of entrepreneurs, developers, designers, investors and other tech enthusiasts to rally 6-14 early stage, local startups. This year, Tech Cocktail is on track to host even more and the [...]