Tag Archive: MeMeTales

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Fellowship Program Spurs 62% Increase In Female Founder Institute Graduates, New Fellowships Available

    We are now looking for the next batch of Female Fellows, and there are over 10 Fellowships available for the upcoming Spring 2013 semesters across the globe.

    By Jonathan Greechan (Partner, The Founder Institute)

    As you may or may not know, we introduced the Female Founder Fellowship program two years ago in an effort to increase the number of female-led companies graduating from the Founder Institute’s entrepreneur training program. By giving the best overall female applicant in each city a free course free, we anticipated

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    by Angie Chang

    Here’s Your Chance To Pitch At Founder Showcase (Silicon Valley)

    One lucky female founder will get three (3) free tickets to the event, a space to show off her startup, and an opportunity to pitch on stage as part of the Demo Table Competition.

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    by Angie Chang

    8 Tips For Leveraging Moms In The App Development Cycle

    Use tools like Test Flight to share early versions of apps for feedback to iterate on.

    By Shelly Kramer (Founder & Chief Imagination Officer, V3 Integrated Marketing)

    I did an interview at SXSW for the Social Media Clubhouse with friends Lucretia Pruitt and Maya Bisineer related to developing apps targeting moms. The session topic was “Leveraging Moms as a 360 Dev Cycle to Better Your Social App and User Base.”

    This was a topic near and dear to all of us. Maya, Lucretia and I are all deeply involved in the digital space, including app development, app product launches, marketing apps, testing apps, blogger outreach for app developer clients and the like.

    Maya is the creator of MemeTales, a marketplace

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    by Angie Chang

    The Founder Institute Seeks Female Founders, Offers Fellowships

    Founder Institute’s Female Founder Fellowship program increased 30% female graduates globally.

    By Jonathan Greechan (Partner, The Founder Institute)

    Last year, we unveiled a new program – Female Founder Fellowship (FFF) – in an effort to grow the number of female technology founders by providing free course fees for our best female applicants.

    At the time, 16% of our graduates were female, and our stated goal was to double that number and ultimately graduate 175 female-led companies a year.

    The FFF program helped spur a 30% increase in female graduates globally in just a few months time.

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    by Managing Editor

    Zombies Invade 500 Accelerator, Hungry For BRAAAAAAAAINS

    By Christine Tsai (Partner, 500 Startups)

    In recent weeks, residents of this quiet suburb have reported strange activity concentrated in the downtown area of Castro Street. There have been numerous sightings of zombies lumbering up and down Castro, mouths agape, in search of three things.

    Noted by many Castro St business owners, they hear only these words over and over: “BRAAAAAAAINS. CUUUUUUUUUSTOMERS. MOOOOOOOOONEY.”

    Extreme caution should be heeded. The 12th