Join Women 2.0 at SXSW Interactive this March 8-12 in Austin, Texas! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) On Friday, March 8, Women 2.0 will be at Startup America LIVE in the Startup Village located in downtown Austin’s Hilton (4th Floor). Join us for a conversation with female founders Alice Taylor (Founder & [...]
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Get Mentored By 10 Women Entrepreneurs Who Celebrated Their Startup’s Acquisition – Join Women 2.0 For Lunch On Thursday!
Get mentored on V-Day by an entrepreneur who has exited! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Entrepreneurs are respected for their moxy, their grit, their determination and faith. How many tech companies start in a garage or dorm room to become the next Google or Facebook? Many have ideas and inventions brewing, but [...]
Live from PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition – By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) At the 2012 PITCH NYC Conference, Meebo CTO and co-founder Sandy Jen talks about hearing the words “What is your exit?” over and over again. She now hears instead the question, “What kind of company are you building?” [...]
PITCH Conference speakers include Meebo co-founder and CTO Sandy Jen – Google acquired her startup earlier this year! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of women in STEM who are role models. Coincidentally, we’re one month away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York [...]
Female Founders To Watch: Grace Hopper Celebration Attendees Celebrating Startup Acquisitions And IPOs
Celebrating GHC attendees and women entrepreneurs who exit! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This week, Women 2.0 has been attending the Grace Hopper Celebration in Baltimore, Maryland alongside literally thousands of women engineers, ranging from college students and academics to working professionals. Amidst the throngs of tech-savvy women, we’ve spied a few [...]
Dow Jones study released today measures success of companies with more women in executive positions. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) A study released today, “Women At The Wheel: Do Female Executives Drive Start-Up Success?”, examined over 20,000 VC-backed companies and 167,556 executives, of which 11,193 were female. Results show that venture-backed startups [...]
Celebrating Google’s birthday – and the female founders acquired by Google over the last 14 years. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This week, Google announced partnering with Women 2.0 with the launch of the new Google for Entrepreneurs program. We celebrated Google’s 14th birthday and reflected on the 118 mergers and acquisitions [...]
For a thorough list of technical women founding companies (CTOs, CEOs, VPs of engineering and more), check out this list. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Of the five finalists for Entrepreneur Magazine’s ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR award, there is a female founder – Limor Fried. The MIT-educated electrical engineer (pictured) started electronics [...]
Congratulations to co-founders Sandy Jen and Elaine Wherry for the acquisition of Meebo by Google today! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Six years ago, we invited Meebo co-founders Sandy Jen and Elaine Wherry as speakers for the first Women 2.0 conference in April 2006. I remember how excited the Women 2.0 team [...]