A finalist from our Las Vegas PITCH Competition explains why participating in PITCH is especially helpful for startups not based in big tech hubs.
“I strongly believe there should be a much greater role in technology for women, not only as users but also as innovators, business owners and industry leaders,” said HTC chairwoman and founder Cher Wang.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
In a discussion on the Equal Futures Partnership, dedicated to promoting women’s rights, Cher Wang announced that she will be donating 100,000 HTC tablets to young women in Asia-Pacific countries. HTC is a major Taiwanese manufacturer of Android and Windows smartphones.
Externalize the fact that disruption in the marketplace is both necessary and difficult.
By Stephanie Sheridan (Founder & Policy Coordinator, Institute for Policy Analysis & Implementation)
Many a crucial moment I find myself sitting in front of my computer or my phone, typing on my Android as I so often do, sometimes, with both my computer and my phone on in front of me, in the middle of one email, text or link follow up. What stops me, what complicates and confuses me is complexity in relationships. Let me try to explain.
I live and work in Washington, DC – in Dupont Circle, to be exact. I consider this the best neighborhood in the entire world. Why I bear such fondness for my neighborhood is that I can live, work and play all around the topics that I care deeply about: urban sustainability, macro and micro economic policy, private sector development
Join Tech Cocktail in Seattle at the Seattle Mixer & Startup Showcase on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 6:30pm at PNK Ultra Lounge in Seattle, WA.
Or join Tech Cocktail in Washington DC at Sessions: “Relationships Matter: Harnessing The Power of Your Network to Build Your Startup” on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 6:30pm.
This event features Scott Case (Founding CTO of Priceline, now CEO of Startup America) and
On practicing her startup pitch and meeting the Vice President of the United States.
By Pooja Sankar (Founder & CEO, Piazza)
I received an email with an image attachment inviting me to meet the Vice President and his wife Dr. Jill Biden at a reception at their official residence in Washington, DC. All I needed to do was RSVP with my social security number. Hah! What kind of idiot falls for that?
But whoever put this together had done a nice job on the invitation, which looked very professional and contained none of the usual misspellings. So I showed it to