Tag Archive: Alexia Tsotsis

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    by Angie Chang

    Gender In Tech: No Longer A Silent Issue

    Ellen Pao’s lawsuit allows our community to discuss these “women in tech” issues as real problems.

    By Cristina Cordova (Business Development, Pulse)

    TechCrunch reported that Kleiner Perkins Partner Ellen Pao sued her firm for gender and sexual discrimination. A friend immediately told me “Well that’s career suicide” and I can’t say I didn’t think the same thing. While few can comment on whether the allegations are true, this news does highlight some of the reactions the media and tech community have had to gender issues in the past.

    Over the past few months, many have been engrossed in the Valley gender gossip on “brogrammer culture”, sexist comments at tech panels and the general lack of women in tech. Many

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    by Angie Chang

    Brit Morin Engages $1.25M From Marissa Mayer, Aileen Lee, Founders Fund And More To Launch Her First App, Weduary

    This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch.

    By Alexia Tsotsis (Writer, TechCrunch)

    Brit Morin, the Martha Stewart of tech, is today announcing a $1.25 million seed round for her technology and content company Brit.

    The list of investors is actually pretty sympatico with “the next generation of lifestyle” branding of Brit & Co, with fashion-heavy Index Ventures, tech fashionista Marissa Mayer, KCPB’s Aileen Lee, Tina Sharkey and Seth Goldstein, Kevin Colleran, Annabel Teal, General Catalyst Partners, Founders Fund, Angel and DMGT all going in.

    In addition to the funding the company is also launching its first app, Weduary, which lets tech-savvy couples build

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    by Angie Chang

    Instagram Founder’s Girlfriend Learns How To Code For V-Day, Builds Lovestagram (Awwwwwwww)

    Editor’s note: Won’t you be our Valentine? Women 2.0 PITCH Conference is February 14, 2012 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Get your ticket here.

    By Alexia Tsotsis (Writer, TechCrunch)

    This might just be the sweetest Valentine’s Day story I’ve ever heard. It’s definitely the sweetest Valentine’s Day story I’ve ever written.

    Kaitlyn Trigger is a marketing director at Rally.org. She also happens to be Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger’s girlfriend of two and a half years (The 26 year old Krieger and 27 year old Trigger met at a friend’s house in October of 2009 and moved in together in October 2010). And my hero.

    Last December, Trigger decided she wanted to be able to talk to her boyfriend in depth about