Tag Archive: Jazmin Hupp

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    by Managing Editor

    There’s No Ambition Gap: Truth About Women in Tech

    “Diversity isn’t defined as having more women, diversity is defined as having more voices at the table.”

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Marketing, Tekserve)

    Jessica Lawrence spoke about There’s No Ambition Gap: Truth About Women in Tech at SXSW Interactive today. The first question poised is why do we still need to have this “feminist” conversation when women are more than half of college graduates and so on. But when you look at tech conferences, company boards, and most of the c-suites, it’s obvious that our HR masquerade for diversity

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    by Managing Editor

    New York’s Top Lady-Led Startups

    Cindy Gallop’s site “If We Ran The World” encourages members to tap into great intentions and get help to follow through. Breaking down big goals into “microactions” that members can accomplish to chip away at audacious goals.

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    by Angie Chang

    How To Get Free Press For Your Startup With Original Data

    Startups have a treasure trove of valuable, propriety data regarding some aspect of their given vertical.

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Marketing, Tekserve)

    Getting traditional PR coverage is hard! As new startups flood journalists with lame press releases, how do you stand out from the pack? Will Flaherty of SeatGeek taught “Data Driven PR” at General Assembly today.

    Startups have a treasure trove of valuable, propriety data regarding some aspect of their given vertical. When packaged in a digestible and usable format to the right journalists, it will get you mentioned. Although it may not be a love story about your company, it will get you more free press.

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    by Angie Chang

    Why Don’t More Women Go Big With Their Business?

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Awesome, Tekserve)

    With few female entrepreneurs to look to, MIT Sloan hosted a panel on how women can go big with their own businesses. The panel included Joanna Rees (Founder of VSP Capital), Katrina Markoff (Founder of Vosges Haut-Chocolat), Alexandra Wilkis Wilson (Founder of Gilt Groupe), and was moderated by Fredricka Whitfield (Anchor, CNN).

    What Is Getting In the Way?

    Joanna thinks that fear and giving up after set-backs get in women’s way. Some women quit after their first major

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    by Angie Chang

    Marissa Mayer On Creativity From Constraints (Thinking Big)

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Awesome, Tekserve)

    Marissa Mayer (VP of Google Local/Maps/Localization) spoke at the MIT Sloan Women in Management Conference today. Known for being the first female engineer hired by Google in 1999, she spoke about how challenges at Google has shaped the advice she gives.

    “Passion is a gender neutralizing force.”

    At Google, Marissa says, she wasn’t treated like a women. She is just a Geek at Google and “Google is a great place to be a Geek.”

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    by Angie Chang

    4 Reasons You Should Attend Startup Weekend

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Awesome, Tekserve)

    Startup Weekends and Hackathons are held all over the world.

    Check out the Startup Weekend event list and signup for their mailing list. If you’re unsure about participating your first time around, contact the local organizers and offer to volunteer for the weekend.

    Here are 4 reasons why you should attend Startup Weekend:

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    by Angie Chang

    4 Ways To Get Serious With Extracurricular Learning On A Budget

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Awesome, Tekserve)

    “In times of change, learners inherit the Earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.” – Eric Hoffer

    Read A New Book Every Month

    John Spence says that the average business person reads one business book every 5 years. If you read 6 business books a year, you’ll be in the top 1% of learners in America. If you read a business book every month, you’ll be in the top 1% of learners in the world.

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    by Angie Chang

    12 Things You Haven’t Tried To Improve Your Startup’s SEO

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Awesome, Tekserve)

    “Best practices are things you should have done if you had thought of them first.”

    If all your competitors are doing it already, you won’t get the returns you’re looking for by jumping in late.

    Try taking best practices from other industries and reusing them.

    This quote is from Byrne Hobart, who taught the Advanced SEO course at General Assembly I attended last week.

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    by Angie Chang

    Which Female Founder, CEO Or Investor Has Advice You Trust?

    By Jazmin Hupp (Director of Awesome, Tekserve)

    Most new entrepreneurs have the same questions. Unfortunately some women are afraid to ask them or don’t know which questions they should ask before launching their venture.

    Women 2.0 is compiling a new book with advice from the startup community — maybe you?

    We’re looking for female investors, founders, and CEOs that would be willing to answer just one entrepreneur’s question on starting her first high-growth venture.