Tag Archive: Loosecubes

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    by Angie Chang

    And The First New York Tech Meetup’s Women’s Demo Night Looked Like This…

    Women’s Demo Night in New York was hosted by New York Tech Meetup, Change the Ratio and Bizspark.

    By Shindy Chen (Contributor, New York Tech Women)

    At the inaugural New York Tech Meetup Women’s Demo Night, the city’s xx-chromosomed powerhouses and tech scene up-and-comers were certainly in residence at Microsoft’s midtown offices.

    Demos from eight women-founded startups with two “selected shorts” (two-minute demos, two audience questions) were made possible by NYTM, Change the Ratio and Microsoft BizSpark, kicking off the evening was Jessica Lawrence, NYTM’s Managing Director.

    Here’s a summary:

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    by Angie Chang

    "Airbnb For Coworking" Loosecubes Raises $7.8M Series A

    Loosecubes, a workspace sharing site based in Brooklyn, raises Series A in venture funding.

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

    A peer-to-peer workspace sharing platform Loosecubes announced closing a $7.8 million round of Series A financing, bringing its total funding to $9 million. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates and Revolution Ventures, with participation from previous investors, Accel Partners and Battery Ventures.

    Entrepreneur Campbell McKellar blogged, “When I set out to create Loosecubes, my primary goal was to create a job for myself that I loved doing. And while I didn’t expect it to be an eighty-hour workweek, I have in fact done just that.”

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    by Angie Chang

    TaskRabbit: Helping Women Build Companies Since 2008

    By Leah Busque (Founder, TaskRabbit)

    Editor’s note: You can nominate Leah Busque for the Founder of the Year 2011 thru December 13!

    I recently read an article about the work/ life balance of successful women. In it, there was a stat about the percent of highly successful women who actually do their own grocery shopping. While the actual percentage escapes me, the number was extremely low. Not surprising! It’s necessary (and a real skill) to acknowledge where your time is best spent and make conscious decisions to focus on those areas.

    Time is our most limited resource and knowing how to maximize it is imperative. To achieve the highest productivity and well-being for you (and society as a whole), as