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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The startup world is chattering about the increasingly narrow path from angel to VC funding. How will the crunch affect women-led companies? By Jessica Stillman (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0) Whether you respond to them with concerned hand-wringing or something like Darwinian glee, here are the facts. # Deals 2009 2010 2011 2012 YTD Seed/Angel 472 [...]
BizeeBee’s Poornima Vijayashanker suggested that “women need to get more comfortable with making the ask.” By Emily Gonzales (CTO, Bookigee) The panel at the 29th Bay Area Girl Geek Dinner hosted by Atlassian was an impressive mix of admirable women drawn from the online media, venture capital and SaaS sectors of technology. Rather than focus [...]
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 Rachel Sklar (Founder, Change The Ratio) This Monday will see TechCrunch Disrupt kick off once again in San Francisco. Leaving aside the recent brouhaha about TechCrunch (get yourself caught up here and here here), it remains one of the most important and influential tech conferences around, lining up top-notch speakers, panels and attendees, making [...]