By Sonya Lee (User Experience Design Consultant, Mowie Media) Being Asian, I have learned from my Chinese parents and family to aim for perfection. The viral Troll.me image of “You are the 99? Why not 100%?” strikes a deep cord in my soul because it is so true! It is this sense of perfection has [...]
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By Megan Conley (Founder & Principal, Social Tribe) When I signed up for the Women 2.0 PITCH Conference a few months ago, I wasn’t entirely clear on what I was getting myself into. I was pretty sure of two things: women + startups = I’m in. In the Bay Area, startup buzz is omnipresent…pretty much [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) On February 14, Caterina Fake delivered the opening keynote at Women 2.0′s PITCH Conference stating the need and opportunity to “humanize technology before it dehumanizes us.” She underlined that “the Internet is built on a culture of generosity” and fear of missing out, urging the audience to [...]
By Emily Gonzales (CTO, Bookigee) As I sat in the Women 2.0 PITCH Conference yesterday surrounded by close to a thousand female tech entrepreneurs, engineers, designers, investors and supporters, I couldn’t help but feel like we were making history. As a tech entrepreneur flying in from Miami to learn as much as possible from the [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This week, we learned that social networking site Pinterest reached record-breaking pageviews in an ungodly amount of time. Almost simultaneously, we heard that Pinterest has been generating revenue – a feat achieved by few early-stage startups. Alicia Navarro‘s venture-funded startup Skimlinks powers the monetization of Pinterest’s pins [...]
By Sheila Lirio Marcelo (Founder & CEO, Care.com) Editor’s note: Sheila Lirio Marcelo, CEO of Care.com, will be speaking at the PITCH Conference on February 14, 2012 in Mountain View, CA. Get your ticket now! 2012 has already proven to be a newsworthy year for women’s empowerment, from politics to business to social issues. This [...]