Here are just some of the founders in NY who are leaving their mark on the world, (part 2 to come).
Hailing from Vietnam to London, New York to Los Angeles, the finalists for the PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition are flying in to present LIVE at the Women 2.0 Conference on February 14!
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
In less than two weeks, the finalists of PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition will be pitching live onstage at the 6th annual Women 2.0 Conference in San Francisco for prizes which includes meetings with angel investor Esther Dyson and
The women are there. They are willing to speak. They will do a phenomenal job.
By Laura Yecies (CEO, SugarSync)
I had the true pleasure of speaking at the Women Entrepreneurs Festival last week in New York. It was a great conference organized by Joanne Wilson AKA GothamGal and Nancy Hechinger of NYU’s ITP program. I always find gatherings like this refreshing and energizing.
These were founders building revenue generating businesses from the ground up because there was demand for their services and they were answering and solving that real human need.
By Grace Ng (Director of Product Experience, Lean Startup Machine)
A few days ago, I was at the third annual Women Entrepreneurs Festival from ITP. Having attended many male dominated entrepreneurship events, I noticed many interesting differences in the unfolding atmosphere of this conference, most notably in the format of the conference and the traits of the entrepreneurs I met.
Apply early and do your best on the application, but do not agonize over it. Also please don’t wait until the start of Hacker School to start building. Start now. If you want to go to Hacker School, just remember – keep building.
By Jane Wang (Hacker, Etsy)
I have received questions about Hacker School from the ladies at Women 2.0, members of NYTechWomen, and friends of friends through email introductions. I will do my best to address these below.
You know the best way to dive into something? You dive all in.
By Erica Bell & Katie Finnegan (Co-Founders, Hukkster)
One year ago today, with the holiday shopping season upon us, we were frustrated. We had insanely busy jobs. (But who doesn’t?) We had recently both left our positions at one of the world’s leading consumer retailers and moved into the world of management consulting. With this move, our cherished employee discount disappeared. But that was fine, we thought, until the emails started piling up.
Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) interviews female founders about success stories, inspirations and motivations as women entrepreneurs.
By Kelly Hoey (Co-Founder & Managing Director, WIM)
The self-proclaimed “hackergirl” invents technology to hack the way people meet new people.
This week’s advice from your “Forty-Godmother.”
By Christina Vuleta (Founder, 40:20)
Today, I read a quote from an interview I did with some 40-something moms talking about raising kids and resisting the urge to help them with school work and ultimately, protect them from life. I thought it was as good reminder for us all to embrace failure and learn from it.
“With your kids, I always think that you have to let them fail. Don’t hover over them.