Tag Archive: 500 Startups

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  2. Image: Cynthia Schames at PITCH 2013
    by Cynthia Schames

    500 Startups: What’s it Really Like for a Female Founder?

    The winner of our 2013 Las Vegas PITCH Competition thought she “got” the whole 500 startups thing… then realized the “bro-tastic cliquey crap” stereotype was not at all the truth.

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    by Angie Chang

    Where Are the Women in Venture Capital That Blog?

    As gatekeepers of venture capital, where are the women in venture capital who blog?

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Thought leadership in technology, entrepreneurship and business is established by blogging and tweeting. Unfortunately, the blog rolls of venture capitalists are filled with mostly, well, men ranging from the partners at Andreesseen Horowitz, Y Combinator, and the pundits at TechCrunch… but where are the women?

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    by Angie Chang

    Vietnam-Based Greengar, Co-Founded by CEO Thuy Truong, Joins 500 Startups in Mountain View

    PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition finalist company Greengar, based in Vietnam, lands in Mountain View to begin the 500 Startups accelerator program today!

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Most know her as “the girl in the white dress” at the Women 2.0 Conference a few months ago. Greengar CEO and co-founder Thuy Truong flew in from Ho Chi Minh City to pitch her startup in front of a thousand people on Valentine’s Day, and today she lands in Mountain View with her team to join the 500 Startups accelerator program in Mountain View, California!