“You should have had more women on that panel” By Heather Harde (Vice Chairman, sf.citi) “You didn’t have enough female-founder companies competing in the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt”… “You didn’t have enough women nominees for the Crunchies Awards”… “Your blog is not doing enough to advance women in technology”… These were all regular refrains I [...]
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A Startup Battlefield finalist at at TechCrunch Disrupt in NYC blogs about her experience. By Neha Sampat (Co-Founder, KurbKarma) Women in tech kicked butt this week at TechCrunch Disrupt in NYC! After over 11 months of dedicating many nights and weekends to “my little venture”, the opportunity to finally launch KurbKarma as a Startup Battlefield [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) TechFellow Awards is an annual startup investment program to honor those innovating in high-tech entrepreneurship. Supporters of the TechFellow Awards include the Founders Fund, TechCrunch, and NEA. There are four categories – general management, disruptive innovation, product design & marketing, and engineering leadership. Each category is awarded [...]
By Aileen Lee (Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers) Good questions have been asked lately of tech companies without gender diversity on their boards of directors. While women comprise 51% of the population, they make up only 15.7% of Fortune 500 boards of directors, less than 10% of California tech company boards, and 9.1% of [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) TechCrunch contributor Vivek Wadhwa identified a catalyzing moment at the Crunchies, the glittering awards show for the tech set hosted by TechCrunch. His wife accompanied him to the Crunchies awards show and asked the perennial question, “But where are the women?” Indeed — the entire night of [...]
By Vivek Wadhwa (Columnist, The Washington Post) “Vivek, do you notice something strange”, asked my wife, Tavinder, during a startup awards event hosted by TechCrunch in San Francisco two years ago. The only thing that surprised me, I told her, was that technology celebrities were dressed in ragged jeans and t-shirts. “No, Vivek, tell me,” [...]