“I made new friendships with CEOs from around the world building products solving a variety of problems.”
By Poornima Vijayashanker (Founder & CEO, BizeeBee)
When I left Mint.com to start BizeeBee, a number of startup incubators approached me about joining.
While I liked the concept of having focused time to think, learn, and mentors who had help build some pretty amazing technology companies, I decided against joining an incubator.
I needed some time to myself, and quite frankly, I wanted the first six months of starting BizeeBee to be unstructured. Instead of spending time inside brainstorming, I got
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
You know the adage “two guys in a garage”? Well, not anymore — there are a new crop of accelerators, incubators and programs aimed at creating diverse and remarkably innovative startups.
Thanks to this new trend in the startup industrial complex, “accelerators are offering the guidance to men and women, but the women are taking advantage of that and that’s made a big difference — particularly for women,” said Francine Sommer with Village Ventures in a DigiDay panel discussion earlier this year.