Tag Archive: StartX

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    by Angie Chang

    Knotch Founders Heart Strong Opinions: "We’re Never Working for a Man Again"

    “Don’t give in to stereotypes,” says Knotch CTO and co-founder Stephanie Volftsun.

    By Jessica Stillman (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    Anda Gansca and Stephanie Volftsun, the young entrepreneurs behind Knotch, chat with Women 2.0 about their big plans for their newly launched opinion-sharing app (Wired says it’s “like Yelp, but for everything“), their experience at Stanford’s StartX, and why they’re thrilled to be part of an all-female founding team.

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    by Angie Chang

    Roominate Founder Alice Brooks Joins MAKER Panel At Women 2.0 PITCH Conference In November

    PITCH Conference speakers include Roominate co-founder Alice Brooks on the November 14 MAKER panel.

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

    Today is the first International Day of the Girl, sanctioned by the United Nations. Coincidentally, we’re one month away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York featuring a full day of successful women entrepreneurs as speakers. Meet Alice Brooks, founder at Roominate where she make toys that get girls excited about math and science.

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    by Angie Chang

    Accelerating Diversity In Startups With StartX (Bridging the Divide)

    By Jessie Arora (Education Consultant, Stellar K12)

    Demo Days can be pretty exhausting events of information overload as you try to capture the energy of the various pitches and teams (Y Combinator has 65 this round) while connecting with all the impressive folks in the crowd.

    However, I was pleasantly surprised by the latest batch of StartX accelerator companies that launched at their Demo Day.

    The event began with quick pitches from their 9 startups, followed by dinner and plenty of time to speak with the teams