Tag Archive: Twitter

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    by Angie Chang

    DressRush Pitch Deck Heard ’Round The Web Now Yours To Copy

    By Jennifer Van Grove (Writer, VentureBeat)

    To hell with PowerPoint — with a web-based slide deck you can achieve some eye popping effects and maybe even get the attention of dozens of potential investors.

    And don’t worry if you have no idea how to do this, because a startup called DressRush has open sourced its pitch deck, which became an overnight sensation last weekend.

    DressRush, a fresh-faced 500 Startups accelerator class member few have ever heard of, tweeted a link to its unconventional pitch deck on Friday and subsequently found itself

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    by Angie Chang

    The Impact of Twitter on RailsBridge (Learning Ruby on Rails)

    By Jennifer Lindner (Organizer, RailsBridge & Freelance Open Source Developer)

    Twitter not only helps facilitate organizing across the world, they invest in their local community by hosting RailsBridge workshops in their San Francisco office.

    We’re doing it. We’re teaching each other technology.

    Not how to use it: how to build it.

    We’re teaching and learning software development. How to use our command lines and be comfortable in the guts of our machines. How to contribute to the open source projects of others and

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    by Managing Editor

    15 Female Founders and CEOs to Watch at the Springboard 2011

    By Amy Millman (Co-Founder & President, Springboard Enterprises)

    Last week, Mark Suster and Gina Bianchini called attention to some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to women in tech: “Why Aren’t There More Female Entrepreneurs?” and “Is there a Female Mark Zuckerburg?”

    Whenever this happens, we know Women 2.0 will respond with a list of female founders to watch.

    This time, we thought we’d help by announcing 15 female founders of digital media and technology companies

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    by Angie Chang

    Notes from Bloomberg Empowered Entrepreneur Summit in NYC

    By Carol Massar (Co-Anchor of “Street Smart”, Bloomberg TV)

    It was fun to be a part of the Bloomberg Empowered Entrepreneur summit in New York City, an event in partnership with Women 2.0, among others.

    There were some great takeaways, including momentum to the idea that going public is not the endgame for young companies. We continue to hear that from different venues.

    Today, EDventure Holdings’ Esther Dyson was

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    by Angie Chang

    How To Get Tweeted By Dave McClure

    By Alicia Liu (Participant, Founder Labs)

    It all went down exactly a week before demo day.

    4:00pm: our team was getting ready to present our progress taking part in Founder Labs to Dave McClure, of 500 Startups, and John Malloy, of Blue Run Ventures. We were 4 weeks in, with only 1 more week to go before final demo day before an audience of investors and advisors, and we were scrambling.

    We had been exploring various ideas, everything from point-of-sale systems to social enterprise, and weren’t making much

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    by Angie Chang

    HubSpot Announces Acquisition of Oneforty In A Series Of Tweets

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

    In a series of tweets, the acquisition of social business management platform Oneforty was announced by Internet marketing and web analytics company HubSpot.

    Laura Fitton is the Founder & CEO of Oneforty, recently acquired by HubSpot. Follow her on Twitter at @pistachio.

    Laura wrote on the company blog: