This is my story of how I almost won $20k. By Hadiyah Mujhid (Co-Founder, Black Founders) This weekend I participated in the AT&T Mobile HTML5 Hackathon. I had very mixed feelings in the beginning about my participation for multiple reasons. The first reason in which I was against participating is because I have a number [...]
Posts Tagged "Lessons Learned"
By Thomas Korte (Founder & Managing Partner, AngelPad) I was invited this week to judge the Women 2.0 PITCH Competition. I blocked out the day with one goal: give a lot of feedback and advice to entrepreneurs. And I am glad I did. The conference was unlike any I have attended in recent years. 1000 [...]
By Audrey Fischer (Participant, Women 2.0 Startup Weekend 2011) Editor’s note: These are 11 tips & tricks direct from a Startup Weekend attendee. As always, the freshest startup advice is picked daily here at Women 2.0. Brainstorm before before you arrive. Think about how you can contribute. I initially thought Startup Weekend was all about [...]
By Tania Yuki (Founder, Wimlink) Are there three things you’d like to accomplish in your career or business that for some reason or other you haven’t been able to accomplish? What do you think stops you from achieving these things? Not enough time, not enough support, information, opportunity, something else? That something else may just [...]
By Lindsay Harper (Founder, Swayable) F.ounders Dublin was truly the most amazing networking experience I’ve ever had. Having an extensive background in experience marketing, this high praise to be sure. I’m still trying to fully process the entire experience a full 2 days after being home. I was invited to attend F.ounders last spring, and [...]
By Cassie Phillipps (Executive Producer, Failcon) Editor’s note: In 2006, we met Holly Liu who had just co-founded Kabam, a Google Ventures -funded social gaming startup that today employs over 400 across offices in San Francisco and Redwood City (California), Beijing (China), and Luxembourg. Holly talks to Cassie at Failcon about turning mistakes and failures [...]
By Elizabeth Kiehner (Co-Founder & Principal, Thornberg & Forester) Having already started a successful design studio in New York, I am interested in launching yet another business. Thornberg & Forester is a creative boutique launched four and a half years ago with just three of us in a co-working space. We are now 15 people [...]