As Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham defends his comments about women being 10 years behind men in tech, the conversation proves that sexism in the field is still a problem.
A year after closing its third round of funding, female co-founded CloudFlare announces $50M investment to help clients speed up website load time and prevent online fraud.
Silicon Valley is not the only place well suited for STEM grads. A new infographic lists regions in the US that also have thriving STEM industries.
That’s the mantra I’ve adopted – being dropkicked, half-nelsoned, or even having a big corn in the cob stuck in your eye (Mexican wrestling is pretty dramatic), I’ll keep on swinging.
By Tania Rojas (Co-Founder, JetFreely)
Recently, an interesting thing happened to me during a demo at a large tech meet up. A gentleman waited patiently for me to finish my conversation with someone else. I approached him, prepared to make a stance on how my startup planned to make money or acquire customers. “Miss, you must tell me,” he said with eager eyes, “Where did you get your tan?”
Support Anna Vital’s book of infographics on entrepreneurship on Kickstarter here.
By Vlad Shyshov (Co-Founder, Vash)
Most people struggle with reading text – truth is, no one has time to read anymore. There is a person who had this problem and found a solution – let me tell you a really short story about her.
The dyslexic kid Anna Vital was bright but never read much. She loved learning, but text just didn’t make sense to her. She learned by doing.
We are hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on January 11. Find one near you to meet women entrepreneurs, aspiring and current!
Sponsor an event for women in tech like Founder Friday or Girl Geek Dinners. Femgineers eat too!
Applications for CODE2040 fellowships are due October 31, 2012.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
People of color will become the majority in the United States by the year 2040. Some have noted that the minority achievement gap will not be closed that same year, and started a technology program to actually do something about it.
CODE2040 aims to close the gap by increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in technology
We will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on November 16 – find one near you!
Here I am, over two and a half years later, and to date, Revel has built not one, but two pieces of proprietary hardware!
By Lisa Falzone (Founder & CEO, Revel Systems)
When I finally took the leap into Silicon Valley entrepreneur-dom, hardware was certainly the last thing on my mind. I had started a software company, after all — the award-winning leader in the iPad point of sale space, Revel Systems. Sure, hardware was a necessary component, but we could just buy all that. Right? Why venture into the unknown?