Tag Archive: Kay Koplovitz

  1. Frat Life
    by Vivek Wadhwa

    Changing Silicon Valley’s Frat Boy Culture

    However hard they may be clinging to the past, it’s time for Silicon Valley’s men to wake up to the fact that their boys’ club culture is dying out as the gender gap slowly, but surely, closes.

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Fighting for Funding: 5 Tips for Female Founders From Ingrid Vanderveldt

    It’s a war out there for funding, but Vanderveldt, Dell’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, has some tips for female founders to get the capital they need.

    By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

    Getting cash to grow your startup is never easy and there’s some evidence that it may be particularly challenging for female founders who sometimes lack strong ties to a network of investors, face subtle unconscious bias, or work in niches outside the comfort zone of the still largely male VC pool (that’s part of the reason, of course, we’d love to see more female VCs).

    But there are some things you can do to make the process easier, Dell’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Ingrid Vanderveldt, told an audience at SXSW Interactive recently.

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    by Angie Chang

    Misrepresented, Misunderstood, Miraculous Women Entrepreneurs

    By Sarah Granger (Contributor, San Francisco Chronicle)

     

    It’s no secret that San Francisco and Silicon Valley’s tech demographics skew heavily on the side of men. Rather than continue quietly observing this cultural inequity, over the past few years, more voices have brought attention to the issue.

    Through increased publicity, thanks to speeches by leaders like Sheryl Sandberg and articles like this month’s feature in San Francisco magazine, the conversation around women entrepreneurs is beginning to change. Still, some of the discussion is going in the wrong direction – focusing only at those at the very top