Celebrating GHC attendees and women entrepreneurs who exit! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This week, Women 2.0 has been attending the Grace Hopper Celebration in Baltimore, Maryland alongside literally thousands of women engineers, ranging from college students and academics to working professionals. Amidst the throngs of tech-savvy women, we’ve spied a few [...]
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Female Founders To Watch: Grace Hopper Celebration Attendees Celebrating Startup Acquisitions And IPOs
By Bianca Bosker (Technology Editor, The Huffington Post) In 1999, Marissa Mayer, then a recent Stanford University graduate, joined a little-known startup with fewer than 20 employees that she calculated as having a two percent chance of success: Google. Now, as a senior executive with the search giant, Mayer is one of the most powerful [...]
By Bianca Bosker (Technology Editor, The Huffington Post) Cisco Systems’ chief technology officer Padmasree Warrior is one of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley. She is responsible for around two-thirds of Cisco’s revenues, which totaled $43 billion in the most recent fiscal year and, with her colleague Pankaj Patel, oversees more than 22,000 engineers. [...]
By Robert Jordan (Author, “How They Did It: Billion Dollar Insights from the Heart of America”) “It’s really important to get the word out to a woman that she has the resources and capabilities that almost genetically make her superior to be a CEO.” That’s what Bonnie Baskin, founder of ViroMed and AppTec Labs, told [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) We talk to Managing Director Stephanie Hanbury-Brown of Golden Seeds, a nationwide angel network. Women 2.0: What is your reaction to the latest news about women entrepreneurs and investors? Stephanie Hanbury-Brown: Women get described as consumers and managing 80 percent of the household wallet. We need to [...]
By Bianca Bosker (Technology Editor, The Huffington Post) GenJuice CEO Arielle Patrice Scott decided at an early age that she wanted to be the next Mark Zuckerberg. Like Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, Scott co-founded her first company, InternshipIn, while in college. Unlike Zuckerberg’s startup, however, Scott’s venture didn’t grow into a multibillion-dollar behemoth — by her [...]