Another three women have filed suit against CMEA Capital for sexual harassment. Was Ellen Pao just the tip of the iceberg? By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Did Ellen Pao’s much chattered about allegations of sexual harassment against Kleiner Perkins last year empower other women who have experienced similar complaints to come forward? One has [...]
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This Thursday, join hundreds of entrepreneurial women building high-growth and high-tech companies at the Women 2.0 Conference – learn from the best and get mentored by investors and experienced entrepreneurs during lunch! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 welcomes Aileen Lee, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, onstage this [...]
Gender discrimination is not going to change until there are more women in Silicon Valley. By Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey (Authors, The New Girls’ Network) Silicon Valley was hit hard last week when venture capitalist Ellen Pao‘s lawsuit against former employer Kleiner Perkins was made public. Without pretending any knowledge about the validity [...]
By Julia Hu (Founder & CEO, LARK) Much of business involves emotionally connecting with your audience. That’s why women build companies that emotionally connect with consumers: Much of consumerism is driven by women. But the “audience” when you’re raising a round of VC funding is, well, men. Women can’t possibly emotionally connect with men as [...]
By Chris O’Brien (Business & Technology Columnist, San Jose Mercury News) Something happened last week in Silicon Valley that was remarkable simply because nothing about it was remarkable. Well, almost nothing. On Monday, a stealth startup announced it had raised $7.3 million from a prominent venture firm. The deal hinged on the long-term relationship between [...]