Education is ripe for disruption, and women entrepreneurs are at the forefront of the movement. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) From the educational aspect of gamifying the improvement and education of people, the possibilities are endless – many apps and companies are popping up looking to educate people (kids, second/third career adults, [...]
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Meet the female founders in the Kapor Capital portfolio. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Not only will Kapor Capital provide 10 scholarships for women of color to attend the upcoming Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, they have a portfolio of 70 companies they have invested in to generate economic value and [...]
From The Startup Trenches: Top 10 Articles From Entrepreneurs About Starting Up On Women 2.0 In 2012
The most read articles on Women 2.0 by entrepreneurs in 2012. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 is a place for women to share stories from the startup trenches: building a startup, debating when to quit the full-time job to pursue the entrepreneurial passion full-time, getting invited to the vice president’s [...]
Pooja Sankar started working from home 5 days after giving birth to her son Arjun. By Ellen Lee (Contributing Writer, San Francisco Chronicle) Three days after giving birth to her son, Pooja Sankar was already fielding phone calls from work. Sankar, founder and CEO of Palo Alto’s Piazza, an online gathering place for college students [...]
It’s very clear to me already that I’m going to need to build more flexibility into my life — and my company’s life — to account for Arjun. I think he’ll make me a more adaptable leader. By Pooja Sankar (Founder & CEO, Piazza) Three weeks ago, I gave birth to a baby. After a [...]
Talks from startup founders Pooja Sankar of Piazza and Claire Hough of Citrus Lane show true grit. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) “The last time I talked to you – Piazza was spelled with three Zs, your last name was Nath, and you weren’t pregnant!” someone exclaimed to Piazza founder and CEO [...]
Meet Your Founder Friday Hosts For May 2012 – New Cities Launching: Orange County, San Diego, Buenos Aires & Santiago!
11 cities will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events in May – find one near you! By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0) We have some exciting news! We are launching new cities for Founder Friday! Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks among [...]
Moving into management takes a shift in thinking, and new ways of finding self-actualization. By Gargi Nalawade (Founder & CEO, Sepalz) Successes such as Instagram has got the whole developer community up in restless excitement. At least two developers approached me the day the Instagram acquisition was announced. And they did their own announcements to [...]
On practicing her startup pitch and meeting the Vice President of the United States. By Pooja Sankar (Founder & CEO, Piazza) At first I thought it was a phishing scam. I received an email with an image attachment inviting me to meet the Vice President and his wife Dr. Jill Biden at a reception at [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Piazza Founder and CEO Pooja Sankar blogged on Women 2.0 a few months ago: “As a teenager, I never went outside alone, spoke to a boy other than my brother, or wore jeans or a short skirt.” The former Facebook engineer went to an all-girls high school [...]