The Kickstarter campaign ran for 35 days and closed on October 13, 2012 having raised $238,000 ($138,000 over the original goal). By Rachel Taylor (Founder, Convometrics) As a social worker, Liz Salcedo was constantly on the go and using her phone for talking, texting and navigation. Phone batteries don’t last forever, and Liz was left [...]
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The Everpurse charges an iPhone while it’s in your purse. By Amy-Willard Cross (Editor, Vitamin W) Phone batteries die during the day. Carrying around chargers and cords is a drag. So a Chicago entrepreneur has come up with a solution: a purse that’s also a phone charger. “A lot of tech products are designed for [...]
I started Pitch Refinery for the same reason I started my women coding group, CWDevs – I built it because I didn’t know how to do it… By Melissa Pierce (Founder, Chicago Women Developers) It’s a catch 22 starting a business built on learning to pitch to anyone when I don’t know how to pitch [...]
Sometimes you don’t get a seat at the table, and sometime you learn to build your own amazing table. By Melissa Pierce (Founder, Chicago Women Developers) Last year, I showed up to an open invitation “hacking” day where local programmers were invited to work on their projects and help each other at an informal get [...]
“I thought a list over 100 was substantial enough to share with the world.” By Melissa Pierce (Founder, Chicago Women Developers) I know what you’re thinking. You are thinking there has been a lot of talk about women in venture capital, or rather, the lack of women in venture capital. You can read about it, [...]