Tag Archive: Santa Clara

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    by Angie Chang

    Why Would A Geek Girl Want To Attend TiECon?

    Entrepreneurship is perfect for women – whether single or married, with or without children! Here’s why.

    By Gargi Nalawade (Founder & CEO, Sepalz)

    Successes such as Instagram have the whole developer community up in restless excitement. At least 2 developers approached me the day the Instagram acquisition was announced.

    “I’d like to talk to you about becoming an entrepreneur,” one said.

    “I’d like to know how exactly to become an entrepreneur and what it takes,” said another.

    Looking at Instagram and the 12 people team that made millions in a few months is giving them a rush.

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    by Angie Chang

    VC Ben Horowitz: "The Future Of Humankind Is Dependent On Technovation Girls" (The Girl Effect)

    What’s going to happen if software eats the world and all the programmers are boys?

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

    Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz talks about the importance of women in technology during a Technovation Challenge pitch event, the culminating National Technovation Pitch Night happening this Thursday night in Santa Clara.

    The program inspires high school girls to be inventors, builders and entrepreneurs. Over a 10 week course, they develop a phone app and pitch their business plans to a panel of VCs and industry experts.

    Starting at minute 7 of the Ben Horowitz Keynote: The future of humankind is dependent on Technovation girls:

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    by Angie Chang

    Today’s High School Girls Are Tomorrow’s Mobile App Inventors

    Watch the top 11 teams of high school girls pitch their Android apps and business plans to investors on May 3 in Santa Clara at the Technovation Challenge National Pitch Night.

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

    What would the next generation of high school girls build if given the chance to build the next big startup? What would their Android mobile apps look like? What would their business models look like? How would their elevator pitches to top investors in the community sound? What do the young tech-savvy inventors of tomorrow look like?

    Find out for yourself on Thursday, May 3 in Santa Clara, California at the National Pitch Night for Technovation Challenge as the top 11 teams from New York, Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles high schools compete to have their innovative smartphone apps taken to market! The event open to the public – free RSVP here.

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    by Angie Chang

    Partner Event: O’Reilly Strata Conference On Big Data

    Strata 2012, the leading big data conference, happens February 28 – March 1, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Strata debuted to a sold-out crowd last year and has become the leading event for the people and technology driving the data revolution. Strata delivers the nuts-and-bolts of building a data-driven business—the latest on the skills, tools, and technologies you need to make data work.

    Women 2.0 members save 20% on Strata conference tickets with discount code “WOMEN”.

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    by Angie Chang

    Partner event: App Developers Conference and Hackathon

    App Developers Conference (ADC) and Hackathon are taking place October 26-27, 2011 in Santa Clara, CA. The conference addresses key components of app development, discovery and revenue. Coverage focuses on apps for mobile devices and tablets. More than 50 speakers from Pandora, Walmart, Smule, Samsung, AT&T, Churn Labs, Netflix, Nissan, Nielson, BMW, Pulse, Microsoft, OpenFeint, Qualcomm, Intel Capital, lolapps and others are participating.

    Save $100 with discount code “women2vip”.