Tag Archive: PathBrite

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    by Angie Chang

    8 Female Founders to Watch Disrupting Education with Technology

    Education is ripe for disruption, and women entrepreneurs are at the forefront of the movement.

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

    From the educational aspect of gamifying the improvement and education of people, the possibilities are endless – many apps and companies are popping up looking to educate people (kids, second/third career adults, and everyone in between) on computational thinking, financial literacy, etc.

    Traditional academic institutions are going online, starting with university courses on YouTube and ending with massively open online courses available free of charge to whoever wants. Online collaboration is possible for students located in different areas of the world, and textbooks are increasingly going digital.

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    by Angie Chang

    Black Women In Tech? You Bet.

    FOCUS100 was the first time in history a conference united and celebrated black women technology entrepreneurs.

    By Zuhairah Scott Washington (Founder & CEO, Kahnoodle)

    I confess. When I first heard about FOCUS100, an event focused on black women in technology, I was a little skeptical. While I am always game to network with other women in the industry, I questioned how a conference focused on such a small segment of the tech community could yield big results for my business. Boy was I wrong!

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    by Angie Chang

    Pathbrite CEO Heather Hiles Shares Key Attributes Of Entrepreneurs

    Pathbrite raised $2.5M in Series A funding last month for the cloud-based digital portfolio platform.

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

    Serial innovator Heather Hiles is the Founder and CEO of Pathbrite, helping people collect, track, and share a lifetime of experiences to bring you closer to your dream school, internship, or career.

    Last month, PathBrite raised $2.5M in Series A funding from Rethink Education with strategic investment from ACT, the college and career readiness assessment. The round brings total outside investment raised to just over $4M.

    We caught up with Heather for some her advice