Tag Archive: David Tisch

  1. blog_2012-07-11_10am_pickie
    by Angie Chang

    Pickie, The Shopping App For iPads And Co-Founded By CEO Sonia Sahney Nagar, Raises $1M Seed Funding In NYC

    “The world’s first personalized shopping magazine” announces raising $1M seed funding today and launches iPad app.

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

    Pickie, a personalized shopping magazine available on the iPad app store starting today, raised a million dollars from DFJ Gotham, Betaworks, Liberty City Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, MESA+ and several angel investors including Jon Steinberg, David Tisch, Lars Albright, Andy Miller and Eric Stein.

  2. digital-undivided-home-e1349735402237
    by Angie Chang

    Black Women In Tech? You Bet.

    FOCUS100 was the first time in history a conference united and celebrated black women technology entrepreneurs.

    By Zuhairah Scott Washington (Founder & CEO, Kahnoodle)

    I confess. When I first heard about FOCUS100, an event focused on black women in technology, I was a little skeptical. While I am always game to network with other women in the industry, I questioned how a conference focused on such a small segment of the tech community could yield big results for my business. Boy was I wrong!

  3. digital-undivided-home-e1349735402237
    by Angie Chang

    Focus100: Black Women Entrepreneurs Share Startup Tips And Resources

    The women discussed the cultural pressures and myths that hold black women in business back.

    By Sian Morson (Founder & CEO, Kollective Mobile)

    The first Focus100 conference and symposium, created by Kathryn Finney, convened with the goal of ensuring that 100 tech companies founded by black women receive funding by the year 2015.

    Day one started off with Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White who reminded us of the rich culture of entrepreneurship

  4. pbc
    by Angie Chang

    At Patriot Bootcamp, A Commitment To Social Causes And Going Beyond "Finding Tofu Cupcakes"

    What separated Patriot Bootcamp from all of the other Washington DC tech events that I have attended was that it sought to enlist a new source of talent — veteran leaders — into the startup community.

    By Katya Vasilaky (VP of Research & Strategy, TroopSwap)

    Technology’s greatest global contributions could be humanitarian, and this is something that can too often be forgotten in the first world. Foundations spawned from the success of technology-focused companies, such as the Gates Foundation, Google.org, Microsoft Research, and Nike Foundation, all sponsor studies

  5. women2.0_pitch
    by Angie Chang

    VCs Joy Marcus, Charlie O’Donnell And David Tisch Judging Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Startup Competition (November 14)

    Joy Marcus of DFJ Gotham, Charlie O’Donnell of Brooklyn Bridge Ventures and David Tisch from BoxGroup are judging Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Startup Competition on November 14, 2012. Get your ticket now!

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

    Vying for top prize, PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition finalists will be competing for $25,000 in cash, a prized investor meeting with Marc Andreessen and a host of startup-friendly services.

    Today we are announcing the first three judges joining us for PITCH Startup Competition (Nov. 14 in NYV) – Charlie O’Donnell (Partner, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures), David Tisch (Managing Partner, BoxGroup) and Joy Marcus (Venture Partner, DFJ Gotham).

    Here’s some background on the investors who will be joining us on November 14 in New York: