Women took the 2012 Crunchies Awards stage as presenters, winners. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Attended by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (accepting the award for “Best CEO of 2012″) and kicked off by presenter and sponsor Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, the 2012 Crunchies Awards in San Francisco last night did not disappoint. [...]
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By Maris McEdward (Community Manager, Startup Weekend) “If not for Startup Weekend, when I graduated I’d be looking for jobs like my classmates instead of creating them.” When Anna Sergeeva and Fei Xiao attended their first Startup Weekend in Los Angeles in February 2011 they didn’t quite know what to expect. With no real understanding [...]
By Maris McEdward (Community Manager, Startup Weekend) Entrepreneurs are always asking “what’s next?” — What’s the next step? What’s the one connection I can’t afford not to make? What tweak can I make to make my product stronger/better/faster? But an equally important question is “what can I do to prepare?” At Startup Weekend, we encourage [...]
By Maris McEdward (Community Manager, Startup Weekend) Taking the plunge into entrepreneurship is daunting, to say the least. It can be even more daunting for women since tech entrepreneurship is still a man’s world in many ways. For example, women are outnumbered by men 4:1 at the average Startup Weekend event. Fortunately, Women 2.0 Startup [...]
By Maris McEdward (Community Manager, Startup Weekend) The Internet is full of articles describing, lamenting, and diagnosing the fact that there aren’t enough women in tech. And it’s true — women are under-represented in technology and as entrepreneurs. But talking about the problem doesn’t do a whole lot to change the situation. If women want [...]