What high-profile working mothers say carries weight with other working mothers whether we like it or not. By Stefania Pomponi (Co-Founder, Clever Girls Collective) Sarah Lacy’s article on Marissa Mayer’s life as a working mom suggests that women who are critical of Marissa Mayer’s statements that she wasn’t planning to take much of a maternity [...]
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There’s a little more than a week to contribute to MotherShip HackerMom’s Kickstarter page! By Shannon Nicholls (Fundraising Director, MotherShip HackerMoms) We are a new kind of playground and workspace for creative mothers. Fun to us is not mani-pedis, but making, breaking, learning and hacking our bright ideas. HackerMoms model active creative lives for our [...]
From subscription services for parents to circuit kits for children, there is plenty of options for Mother’s Day! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This week we think about moms – they have their choice of subscription services to products for them and their children. Moms also have daily deals sites catering to [...]
This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch. By Christine Tsai (Partner, 500 Startups) Are you an entrepreneur looking to build something truly awesome that will positively impact millions of people’s lives? (And by the way, make a LOT of money?) If so, then I have a suggestion… Stop building yet another daily deal site or [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) One of the most recognizable women’s names in the Silicon Valley and former TechCrunch writer, Sarah Lacy has raised $2.5M in funding from individuals including Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel, Tony Hseih (Zappos), Zach Nelson (NetSuite), Andrew Anker, Chris Dixon (FounderCollective), Saul Klein (IndexVentures), Josh Kopelman (First Round [...]
By Kerry Bowbliss & Sherry Lombardi (Co-Founders, Hulafrog) Last year, we launched Hulafrog, a network of hyperlocal websites for moms. Each one is the “go-to” guide to life with kids around town. Hulafrog was born, like many startups, out of necessity. As new moms, we were on the never-ending quest for enriching activities and fun [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-In-Chief, Women 2.0) This week, Pemo Theodore interviewed Jennifer Toney, co-founder and CEO of WeMakeItSafer. When asked about being a “mompreneur”, “balancing it all” and gender bias, Jennifer said: “There tends to be a fear that moms aren’t going to have the same amount of time as a single person, [...]