Six talented and emerging digital start-ups have been chosen for BBC Worldwide Labs’ second programme which kicks off in June. An impressive three of them have female founders. Women 2.0 speaks to the Labs’ own Jenny Fielding. By Amy Noble (Guest Editor, Women 2.0) BBC Worldwide Labs act as a business accelerator, designed for digital media companies [...]
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Betaspring is trending in the right direction, doubling the number of women founders in our two most recent accelerator sessions. By Melissa Withers (Chief of Staff & Nerd Whisperer, Betaspring) In late 2011, I took on a project at Betaspring to develop strategies to help our accelerator better support more women founders. Two years ago, [...]
Accelerating My Company With AngelPad: A Founder’s Perspective (Apply By July 21 To Join The Next Accelerator Class)
My company Piggybackr was one of 11 companies that emerged from AngelPad’s spring 2012 class. Female founders should apply – applications close this Sunday, July 22, 2012 so apply now! By Andrea Lo (Co-Founder & CEO, Piggybackr) AngelPad was started in 2010 by a group of ex-Googlers committed to helping technology companies succeed during some [...]
“I made new friendships with CEOs from around the world building products solving a variety of problems.” By Poornima Vijayashanker (Founder & CEO, BizeeBee) When I left Mint.com to start BizeeBee, a number of startup incubators approached me about joining. While I liked the concept of having focused time to think, learn, and mentors who [...]
By Emily Glazer (Writer, Wall Street Journal) When it comes to programs that nurture new startups, women often don’t make the cut. A new “startup accelerator” hopes to combat that gender disparity in at least one booming market: mobile technology. Women Innovate Mobile opened its application today to startups with a woman founder or co-founder [...]