Founder Friday is looking for new team members and volunteers! By Sepideh Nasiri (Vice President of All Things Offline, Women 2.0) We are launching Founder Friday in Detroit and Sao Paulo soon, thanks to our recent partnership with Google.
Posts Tagged "Los Angeles"
If you are at a pre-money, pre-product and/or pre-revenue company, your real title is “General Business Athlete.” By Robyn Ward (VP Business Development, Glossi) I have been working in Business Development at startups for nearly 15 years. Launching and growing companies is my passion. I have been the first employee at four companies, and the [...]
Women 2.0 profiles women angel investors in our “This Is What An Angel Investor Looks Like” series. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Los Angeles-based angel investor Sara Weinheimer finances women-led startups, with a keen interest in social media and cleantech. She has invested in about a dozen women-led companies through her participation [...]
A hands-on experience where you learn Customer Development and Lean Startup principles. By Edlin Choi (Workshop Coordinator, Lean Startup Machine) Three months after a sold-out first Lean Startup Machine Los Angeles, the world’s leading workshop on Lean Startup methodologies returns September 21-23, 2012 to make even more LA startups, entrepreneurs, and corporate intrapreneurs leaner and [...]
“Doing startups rewards doing high quality work instantly. If you can build/design a good site or product, you’ll get attention right away,” said Holden Steinberg, co-founder of PageWoo. By Kevin Winston (Founder & CEO, Digital LA) From Westwood in California – “Perfect your pitch PPT,” “find mentors and investors” and “assemble a rock star team,” [...]
I had stumbled upon an accidental business. By Milysan Troche (Founder, My Haute Closet) You wouldn’t think a college graduate with a perfect 4.0 GPA, tons of student activities, and several corporate internships would have much difficulty landing an interview. At least that’s not what anyone tells you can happen during our current economic climate. [...]
Angel investing bootcamp for women philanthropists expands to the West Coast. By Angela Giacchetti (Summer Associate, Pipeline Fellowship) After hosting successful programs in New York, the Pipeline Fellowship is launching on the West Coast this summer and has opened a call for applications for San Francisco and Los Angeles programs this fall 2012. The Pipeline [...]
Women 2.0 profiles women (from angel investors to venture capitalists) who invest in women. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The numbers are bleak – 11% of investment partners at venture capital firms are women and 15% of angel investors are women. And according to this handy infographic on investing in women, women [...]
Los Angeles Holds First “Silicon Beach Fest”, Brings Together Entrepreneurs In Tech, Startup And Entertainment Industries
A great addition to the festivals and tech events already on the Los Angeles startup scene. By Debra Eckerling (Founder, Write On Online) Silicon Beach Fest took place in Santa Monica and Venice last weekend and had the same feel as our vibrant town: fun, innovative and entertaining. There were too many events within Silicon [...]
Tech startup founders who happen to be women come out for Silicon Beach Fest this weekend in LA. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) There’s Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Alley in New York – and now Silicon Beach in Los Angeles. We heard about Silicon Beach Fest, the [...]