This week’s reading guide includes both good and bad news about women on boards, fundraising tips, and a post comparing the current startup era to the Gold Rush.

By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

Our next conference is less than a week away and we’re incredibly pumped (and incredibly busy) here at Women 2.0, but we still took a little time out to pass around news and commentary about some of the most interesting developments in tech this week, including:

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Jessica Stillman (@entrylevelrebel) is an editor at Women 2.0 and a freelance writer with interests in unconventional career paths, generational differences, and the future of work. She writes a daily column for, contributes regularly to Forbes and has blogged for CBS MoneyWatch, GigaOM and Brazen Careerist, among others.