What you need to know if you plan to apply to this brand new program with a fast-approaching deadline.
Tag Archive: New York
Here are just some of the founders in NY who are leaving their mark on the world, (part 2 to come).
Every Wednesday, our Lightning Lessons speakers share their experiences and hard won wisdom. Who are these founders offering such intimate insight into their businesses and lives? Read our weekly Lightning Lessons Q&A series to find out!
Cindy Gallop’s site “If We Ran The World” encourages members to tap into great intentions and get help to follow through. Breaking down big goals into “microactions” that members can accomplish to chip away at audacious goals.
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.
This year, the theme for WE3 is “Getting Down To Business”.
By Joanne Wilson (Blogger & Angel Investor, Gotham Gal)
In the last two years, many businesses have started after this festival because people have found their business partners, mentors at all stages and the support system to just do it.
Starting a business in New York City? Master the skills you need to create a successful startup.
By Grace Ng (Co-Founder, Lean Startup Machine)
Lean Startup Machine New York packs the grueling journey of entrepreneurship into 3 days, so you don’t have to fumble around for 6 months. Learn techniques to prioritize and test product assumptions, prove business viability, and get the customer traction needed to take your business to the next level.
Debunking the three biggest dating myths in San Francisco.
Learn how to get things done as opposed to talking about the internets.
SheSays has teamed up with Elizabeth Kiehner from Thornberg & Forester to give you all the basics you need to start your career digital in superstardom in a Digital Production Course on December 7 in New York City. The event will keep things practical, focusing on the ‘how’ rather than the ‘what’.
The class will show you how to make a Facebook brand application. Instructors are award-winning professionals who work in the industry and know what they are talking about.
We will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on November 16 – find one near you!
Creating more role models for the world has always been an ambition.
By Shoshi Roberts (Co-Organizer, Ladies Who Code)
It began as a whisper over lunch meetings, conferences, and social gatherings. “How many other women coders do you work with?” we would ask. “Well, it’s just me…” we heard time and time again. It wasn’t unanimous, but it sure was prevalent.
We decided that an archipelago of desks across the city wasn’t enough, thus Ladies Who Code was born.
Showcase your fashion or e-commerce goods at PITCH NYC Conference to hundreds of entrepreneurs and technologists!
By Sepideh Nasiri (Vice President of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)
We’re excited to come to New York from San Francisco, bringing our PITCH Conference to the fashion capital of the world. We would like to invite and include emerging and current fashion designers to showcase their products (jewelry, shoes, purses, dresses, clothes, etc) at our Fashion 2.0 Alley on November 14
At Hack’n Jill, our hackathon attendees are concentrating on building amazing products and services.
By Eugenia Koo (Co-Founder, Hack’n Jill)
Recently Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg gave some serious kudos to software engineer Nora Mullaney on Quora for Mullaney’s response to the question, “What advice would seasoned women in tech give to younger girls deciding to make a tech career for themselves?”
The total response thread is delightfully lengthy
Founder Friday is looking for new team members and volunteers!