Tag Archive: Ecobold

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Fellowship Program Spurs 62% Increase In Female Founder Institute Graduates, New Fellowships Available

    We are now looking for the next batch of Female Fellows, and there are over 10 Fellowships available for the upcoming Spring 2013 semesters across the globe.

    By Jonathan Greechan (Partner, The Founder Institute)

    As you may or may not know, we introduced the Female Founder Fellowship program two years ago in an effort to increase the number of female-led companies graduating from the Founder Institute’s entrepreneur training program. By giving the best overall female applicant in each city a free course free, we anticipated

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    by Angie Chang

    The Founder Institute Seeks Female Founders, Offers Fellowships

    Founder Institute’s Female Founder Fellowship program increased 30% female graduates globally.

    By Jonathan Greechan (Partner, The Founder Institute)

    Last year, we unveiled a new program – Female Founder Fellowship (FFF) – in an effort to grow the number of female technology founders by providing free course fees for our best female applicants.

    At the time, 16% of our graduates were female, and our stated goal was to double that number and ultimately graduate 175 female-led companies a year.

    The FFF program helped spur a 30% increase in female graduates globally in just a few months time.

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    by Angie Chang

    5 Startup Lessons Learned from EcoBold

    By Steffany Boldrini (Founder, Ecobold)

    My startup Ecobold is the “etsy” for natural, non-toxic and sustainable products. We highlight one seller a day with a large discount.

    I always wanted to build a marketplace where people could find the best products for their health. It shocks me that so many things in our shelves have ingredients that can cause cancer, autism, ADD, developmental toxicity, in between other things. I knew that there were sellers out there making fantastic products that are safe for our health and our families, so here we are.

    I’ll share five tips that I’ve learned while building Ecobold