Tag Archive: Elena Favilli

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    by Angie Chang

    After One Year as Startup Entrepreneurs: 10 Big Lessons Learned

    Instead of thinking about what you want to do, just start. Meeting customers and investors will help you better understand your product and market.

    By Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo (Co-Founders, Timbuktu Labs)

    A year ago, we got an email announcing we were among the winners of Mind The Bridge, the most important startup competition in Italy. The award consisted of one month in a startup program in San Francisco and a chance to take part in the final round of Italian Innovation Day at UC Berkeley.

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: Teaching Children On Your iPad

    There are probably more women innovating on the iPad to educate the next generation. Let us know about these women and their companies/products in the comments below.

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

    Angry Birds on an iPhone or iPad used to be a good babysitter, but don’t you want to educate your children while they play on your iPad?

    Introducing a host of female-founded startups working to make the iPad experience for your child an educational one. These female founders range from moms to business executives, from programmers to creative types. There is no “type” for edutech entrepreneurs innovating on the iPad.

    Here are female founders building apps and readers for children’s entertainment AND education:

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    by Angie Chang

    500 Startup’s Newest Class Includes 9 Women-Led Startups

    Mountain View-based accelerator/incubator 500 Startups adds 15 women entrepreneurs to the family.

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

    27 startups were announced as the 500 Startups spring class. 9 have a woman on the founding team (33%). Not bad!

    500 Startups partner Christine Tsai blogged yesterday: “They came from districts afar – Mexico, Brazil, the UK, Slovenia, Italy, Japan, Australia, Canada, India, Philippines, China, Austin, NYC, DC, Chicago. For the next 3 months, these 27 startups will fight to gain customers, revenue, and investor dollars. Welcome to the 4th Annual FUNDING GAMES.” Watch the FUNDING GAMES video here.

    Here are the 15 female founders currently contending