Tag Archive: CTO

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    by Angie Chang

    Meebo Co-Founder And CTO Sandy Jen Speaking At PITCH NYC Conference (November 14)

    PITCH Conference speakers include Meebo co-founder and CTO Sandy Jen – Google acquired her startup earlier this year!

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

    Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of women in STEM who are role models. Coincidentally, we’re one month away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York featuring a full day of successful women entrepreneurs as speakers. Meet Sandy Jen, co-founder at Meebo. She grew the engineering team at Meebo

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: Women With Solid Technical Chops – And Own It

    For a thorough list of technical women founding companies (CTOs, CEOs, VPs of engineering and more), check out this list.

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

    Of the five finalists for Entrepreneur Magazine’s ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR award, there is a female founder – Limor Fried.

    The MIT-educated electrical engineer (pictured) started electronics hobbyist company Adafruit Industries to distribute DIY electronics toys like littleBits and Arduino items. Vote for her for “Entrepreneur of the Year” for the eponymous magazine – go on, go do it!

    It’s been pointed out on Twitter that the recent Mashable list of 44 female founders includes hardly any technical

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    by Angie Chang

    Grown Women, Not Just Girls, Need More Tech Role Models

    By Jolie O’Dell (Writer, VentureBeat)

    This week, we had Meebo CTO and co-founder Sandy Jen come into the VentureBeat studio to talk about women and tech.

    We’ve featured a few strong and opinionated women CEOs and CTOs in our videos lately, because we think it’s important to show the female faces and voices in the tech industry. And in this interview, Jen said that’s one of the most important things for encouraging more female entrepreneurship.

    After we chatted about Jen’s background

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    by Angie Chang

    Technical Tips for Early-Stage Startup CTOs

    By Cathy Edwards (Co-Founder & CTO, Chomp)

    Chomp is an app search company that I co-founded with Ben Keighran. We let you search for apps based on what they do (e.g. “tip calculator”, “free puzzle games” or “to do list”) rather than needing to know the name of the app.

    As Chomp’s CTO, I’ve learned a lot about about the engineering challenges in a new startup.

    Here are some lessons that may be useful to technical co-founders of early stage companies, particularly in that initial period before and just after you launch.