The most read articles on Women 2.0 by entrepreneurs in 2012.

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

Women 2.0 is a place for women to share stories from the startup trenches: building a startup, debating when to quit the full-time job to pursue the entrepreneurial passion full-time, getting invited to the vice president’s house…

These entrepreneurs explain what they learned – how to prototype your startup idea without technical chops, what books to read, and more.

Here are the top 10 articles from women entrepreneurs – reporting from the startup trenches:

  1. Juggling A Full-Time Job And A Startup (Hint – It’s Not easy)
    by Brittany Haas (Co-Founder, Happily Ever Borrowed)
  2. 10 Essential Books For Women Entrepreneurs Building Web Businesses
    by Tara Hunt (Co-Founder & CEO, Buyosphere)
  3. How To Build Prototypes Without Technical Chops
    by Andrea Lo (Founder & CEO, Piggybackr)
  4. Learning How To Cry, Being A Girl – And Being A CEO
    by Miki Johnson (Co-Founder, Parsecco)
  5. Raising Money While Pregnant And Launching My Startup – With A Newborn
    by Orit Hashay (Founder & CEO, Brayola)
  6. 7 Observations From A Woman In Tech
    by Paula Long (Co-Founder & CEO, DataGravity)
  7. A Letter To Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer
    by Amanda Steinberg (Founder & CEO, DailyWorth)
  8. Ms. Sankar Goes To Washington
    by Pooja Sankar (Founder & CEO, Piazza)
  9. 10 Lessons From One Year Of Being An Entrepreneur
    by Daisy Jing (Founder, Perfect Beauty)
  10. 5 Useful Things A Non-Technical Founder Can Do
    by Elizabeth Yin (Co-Founder & CEO, LaunchBit)

Catch #6’s Paula Long, the woman who sold her company to Dell for $1.4 billion in 2007, at the Women 2.0 conference on February 14 – get your early bird ticket before the New Year here!

If you are a female founder of a tech startup, share your story with us in 2013!

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Angie Chang is Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Women 2.0, a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education through our platform. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.