Tag Archive: Success

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    by Angie Chang

    Women Executives Drive Successful Startups (Dow Jones Study)

    Dow Jones study released today measures success of companies with more women in executive positions.

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

    A study released today, “Women At The Wheel: Do Female Executives Drive Start-Up Success?”, examined over 20,000 VC-backed companies and 167,556 executives, of which 11,193 were female. Results show that venture-backed startups with women in senior executive roles are more likely succeed than companies where only men are in senior executive roles.

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    by Angie Chang

    Redefining Success: The Disillusionment Of An Entrepreneur

    This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch.

    By Prerna Gupta (Co-Founder & CEO, Khush)

    When I became an entrepreneur at the age of 23, I began in earnest, as do all entrepreneurs, chasing a dream. My dream was clear. I would build a consumer technology company that reached 10 million people and sell the company for millions of dollars, before the age of 30. Then, as the dream went, I would retire to an oceanfront house on a warm Pacific beach and learn how to surf.

    I recently had the fortune of celebrating a year in which I saw that lofty goal fulfilled. My company’s iPhone apps had over 10 million downloads, and a competitor paid a large sum of money to acquire what we had built, just a week before my 30th birthday.