Tag Archive: Ellas 2.0

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    by Angie Chang

    Founder Friday Mexico City Successfully Launches: A Perfect Storm

    “(…) The poorest and most backward-going societies in the world, tend to be those who diminish their women and yet, this blatantly obvious truth is usually ignored, all the same, by governments and philanthropists… Women represent 51% of the human race, supporting them will change everything; even more so than technology, design or entertainment. Women who are educated, work and get opportunities will bring peace and prosperity to this desolated world (…)”- Isabel Allende

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    by Angie Chang

    Founder Friday Madrid: "Each Founder Friday Edition Is Better Than The Last"

    Founder Friday has been consolidated in Madrid as the reference event in the technological entrepreneurs.

    By Begoña Miguel (Co-Founder, Ellas 2.0)

    Despite rain and the holidays, the entrepreneurs of Madrid arrived on time for their May Founder Friday. The wide net of Founder Friday Madrid contacts grows every day and is the sort of event that any entrepreneur should’t miss. In addition, Founder Friday Madrid has a spirit that makes it different and unique respect to other events of networking in the city.

    Many things are different in Founder Friday Madrid – the main one being the energy that is generated during the event and the end knowledge to be building something great between all.

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: Latina Entrepreneurs

    Celebrating a diverse range of Latina entrepreneurs in the United States – and beyond!

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

    When Women 2.0 partnered with Ellas 2.0, founded by Patricia Araque in Spain, we set out to identify emerging Latina entrepreneurs. The media is buzzing about Latina entrepreneurs, talking about how why Latinas are leaving corporate America.

    Entrepreneurs wear many hats, from functional roles in their startups to affinity groups they can tap into. Take for example the venerable Skimlinks Founder and CEO Alicia Navarro – her Twitter profile reveals a smorgasbord of identities: “Spanish-blooded, Aussie-born, London-headquartered, San Francisco-based…”

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    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0 And Ellas 2.0 Launch Founder Friday Santiago (Chile) On May 11 – Free RSVP Here

    Join Women 2.0 and Ellas 2.0 on May 11 in Santiago, Chile on May 11 for its Founder Friday Launch!

    By Patricia Araque (Co-Founder, Ellas 2.0)

    With the new Women 2.0 partnership with Ellas 2.0, we are expanding Founder Friday to Latin America – identifying the best regional entrepreneurship while inspiring and connecting the next generation of women entrepreneurs.

    Marta Cruz (Co-Founder, Nextperience) and Constanza Díaz (Co-Founder, Hecho Para Ti) will be co-hosting Founder Friday Santiago on May 11, 2012. Free RSVP for Founder Friday Santiago here.

    Founder Friday is a monthly networking event

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    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0 And Ellas 2.0 Launching Founder Friday Buenos Aires (Argentina) On May 4

    Join us on May 4 in Buenos Aires for Founder Friday!

    By Patricia Araque (Co-Founder, Ellas 2.0)

    With the new Women 2.0 partnership with Ellas 2.0, we are expanding Founder Friday to Latin America – identifying the best in Argentina entrepreneurship while inspiring and connecting the next generation of women entrepreneurs.

    Sally Buberman, Co-Founder of Wormhole IT and María Laura García, Founder of Global News will be co-hosting Founder Friday Buenos Aires on May 4, 2012 at NXTPLabs accelerator.

    » RSVP for Founder Friday Buenos Aires here.

    Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 monthly networking event

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    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0 Commits To International Growth, Enters Latin America With Ellas 2.0

    Women 2.0 goes global with Ellas 2.0 on International Women’s Day.

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

    On International Women’s Day this March 8, 2012, Women 2.0 is announcing our partnership with Ellas 2.0, a Spain-based non-profit supporting female founders of tech startups, to reach a broader community of women entrepreneurs in Spanish-speaking communities in the United States and Latin America.

    We will be expanding Founder Friday to Latin America and providing educational content, previously available only in English, in Spanish.

    “Women are an important and powerful contributor to economic growth, innovation and job creation in the global

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    by Angie Chang

    Partner Event: Blumberg Capital, Madvertise, Ellas 2.0 Happy Hour

    On Tuesday, February 28, 2012 in Barcelona, 54 entrepreneurs will have the chance to pitch Blumberg Capital’s Alon Lifshitz, Jon Soberg, and Ryan Bloomer. They’ll be available for 10-minute chats, and you set the agenda!

    After the pitch session join us for drinks and appetizers at the madvertise booth at Mobile World Congress. Happy Hour with Blumberg Capital and madvertise, in partnership with Ellas 2.0.

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    by Angie Chang

    Meet The Winning 2012 Women 2.0 PITCH Competition Teams

    By Patricia Araque (Co-Founder, Ellas 2.0)

    The 2012 Women 2.0 PITCH Conference has proved to be so impressive that a thousand people, mostly women, gathered yesterday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA to hear inspiring presentations by entrepreneurs.

    Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake and ZipCar co-founder Robin Chase headlined a day full of talent, ideas, networking and world-changing aspirations to innovate with great products.

    Here are the four winning teams from the 2012 PITCH Startup Competition:

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    by Angie Chang

    Serial Entrepreneur Patricia Araque Creates Meaningful EduTech Startups In Spain

    By Patricia Araque (Co-Founder, Ellas 2.0)

    Editor’s note: Patricia Araque is co-hosting Founder Friday Barcelona on December 2, 2011. FREE RSVP for Founder Friday here.

    When I was a kid, I used to play to run my own school and write lists of imaginary students. I spent my time between papers and books and toy phones, imagining that I helped children find their paths.

    Then I grew up and suddenly forgot my dreams. I chose to study advertising and public relations in college. There were hard years, mostly because I discovered that everything

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    by Angie Chang

    Thermometer on Startup Investment in Spain in 2011

    By Patricia Araque (Founder & President, Ellas 2.0)

    The document prepared by Ready4Ventures notes that only 4 of the 66 investors interviewed for the report are women, and only 4 of the 109 entrepreneurs who participated in the surveys are entrepreneurs.

    These numbers make clear what we are trying to change in our work at Ellas 2.0 — the shortage of female talent in the industry.

    Other significant data is worth noting that 72% of entrepreneurs used personal savings and family support to launch their projects and 43% believe subsidies as a primary source of funding.