Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) “We were told by the smartest people in the Valley that this was a good idea but it wasn’t going to work,” said Jessica Scorpio, co-founder of Getaround. [...]
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Cowboy Ventures Founder Aileen Lee Leads Panel On Disruptive Women-Led Startups At Women 2.0 Conference 2013
Get Mentored By 10 Women Entrepreneurs Who Celebrated Their Startup’s Acquisition – Join Women 2.0 For Lunch On Thursday!
Get mentored on V-Day by an entrepreneur who has exited! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Entrepreneurs are respected for their moxy, their grit, their determination and faith. How many tech companies start in a garage or dorm room to become the next Google or Facebook? Many have ideas and inventions brewing, but [...]
Rashmi Sinha, CEO And Co-Founder Of SlideShare (Acquired By LinkedIn) Speaking At Women 2.0 Conference February 14
Entrepreneur and angel investor Rashmi Sinha of SlideShare fame coming to Women 2.0 Conference on February 14 – join us! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 is excited to welcome entrepreneur Rashmi Sinha, CEO and co-founder of SlideShare, to 2013 Women 2.0 Conference on February 14. She will be speaking on [...]
SlideShare, led by Rashmi Sinha, is being acquired by LinkedIn for $119 million. New research suggests that successful startups have more women in top management. By John Tozzi (Writer, Businessweek) Successful startups have more women in senior positions than unsuccessful ones, according to a new analysis by Dow Jones (NWSA) VentureSource of more than 20,000 [...]
Two other recent acquisitions by companies led by couples: Kush sold to Smule, and Yell bought Moonfruit. By Liz Gannes (Writer, AllThingsD) Romantically involved tech company co-founders are having a good year. In the past four months of big-ticket tech exits, Wildfire, co-founded and led by the engaged couple Victoria Ransom (CEO) and Alain Chuard [...]
Join the LinkedIn DeveloperHer hackday in Mountain View, California -or- Delhi, India on June 30! By Rashmi Sinha (Co-Founder & CEO, SlideShare) There is no better way than a hackday to highlight and celebrate women who are hackers and creators, and to encourage women who are watching from the sidelines to join in. A few [...]
From tech giants Cisco and VMware to startups ModCloth and Lynda, married co-founders are everywhere. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) We often joke about our “work husbands” and “work wives” but realized this week that we know a flurry of married startup co-founders. Both Founder Friday hosts (Julia Hartz of Eventbrite and [...]
SlideShare co-founder and CEO @rashmi tweets “Yes it’s true” this afternoon. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) In breaking news, LinkedIn has announced plans to acquire SlideShare for $118.75M, in a combination of approximately 45% cash and approximately 55% stock. SlideShare was founded in 2006 by CEO Rashmi Sinha, who commented, “We built [...]
By Jack D. Hidary (Co-Founder, Dice) What do Gilt, Foodspotting and TaskRabbit all have in common? They were all co-founded by women. This is an encouraging sign in a field that has too few female entrepreneurs. A recent article in San Francisco Magazine highlights a new crop of women-led startups in the Bay Area. These [...]