After a successful career in tech, one woman looks back and realizes she missed a whole lot of networking opportunities.
Our new events intern meets female entrepreneurs from around the world and reflects on the power of women networking together.
“Women and men tend to network differently,” observed Anne Day, founder and president of Company of Women, a network for entrepreneurs in the GTA. “For women it is more about building relationships, while for men it is much more transactional,” she added.
RocksBox founder Meaghan Rose shares what she’s learned from the challenges and triumphs she experienced fundraising while being a woman.
By Meaghan Rose (Founder & CEO, RocksBox)
It’s not the same. It just isn’t. Fundraising for your startup is going to be harder for you than a male counterpart with the same business. Here are a few things I’ve learned along the way that can help you succeed despite the challenges.
These tips are applicable for networking whenever you are trying to engage your partner and form an important immediate connection as a foundation of a future follow up.
By Vadim Slavin (Managing Partner, Monthly Ventures)
I recently read a post by Fred Kofman, a professor of leadership and coaching, titled “7 Steps to Prove That You Are Listening”. It was addressing men, husbands, fathers suggesting how to open up the channel of communications with their wives, daughters, significant others. What was interesting is that I realized this was the intent only after getting to the end of the post. I read the whole thing with the impression that the tips were for effective networking for anyone.
Did you know March 8 is International Women’s Day? Celebrate with Women 2.0 at your local Founder Friday event this March 8!
By Sepideh Nasiri (Vice President of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)
Celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8 with Women 2.0 at Founder Friday events held in 17 cities around the world on March 8!
Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks