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Happy birthday Campus London. You've grown up so fast.

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Just over 12 months ago, Campus London opened its doors to the young, upcoming London tech startup community. I’d like to think we always knew it would succeed, but I don’t think any of us expected the level of engagement and enthusiasm we’ve seen in year one. In just 365...
Happy birthday Campus London. You've grown up so fast.
Keen On… Vivek Wadhwa: Why There Are So Few Black Or Female Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley [TCTV]
Here are the top ten cities for women entrepreneurs
Google partners with Women 2.0 to support female entrepreneurs around the world
Girl power: Seattle ranked 2nd for women entrepreneurs

Being a "Momtrepreneur" Is Hard. So Is Everything Else in the World. Let's Move On.

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Regular readers know how much I hate the whole “Woe is me, I’m a woman in Silicon Valley” routine. And that’s sort of why I find myself compelled to do something I hate and write a column about being a woman in Silicon Valley. For many years I put...
Being a "Momtrepreneur" Is Hard. So Is Everything Else in the World. Let's Move On.
Three female engineers build toys to inspire young girls to love science

Silicon Valley Pioneer Kurtzig Goes After SAP, Oracle

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The Wall Street Journal featured Sandra Kurtzig in a 1983 front-page story about successful female entrepreneurs. Last August, Sandra Kurtzig–one of Silicon Valley’s first female chief executives and the first one to take a technology company public–emerged from retirement with $10.5 million in funding and a new start-up: Kenandy, a...
Silicon Valley Pioneer Kurtzig Goes After SAP, Oracle

NY Tech Meetup teams up with Change the Ratio and Microsoft for its 1st Women’s Demo Night

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NY Tech Meetup, New York’s massive monthly gathering of 24,000 technologists, entrepreneurs, developers and designers, has just announced a new collaboration with Change the Ratio and Microsoft. Now, in addition to its standard meetup, NY Tech Meetup is ushering in its first Women’s Demo Night this Thursday and tickets are already...
NY Tech Meetup teams up with Change the Ratio and Microsoft for its 1st Women’s Demo Night

‘May The VCs Be Ever In Your Favor’ — Meet The Next 500 Startups Accelerator Class

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Dave McClure’s 500 Startups crew is at it again, with another group of companies joining its Accelerator program. The fourth group of startups in the 500 Startups Accelerator follows a lot of the same trends from previous participants, as McClure & Co. continue to bet big on female entrepreneurs and...
‘May The VCs Be Ever In Your Favor’ — Meet The Next 500 Startups Accelerator Class

A Silicon Valley Insider Actually Has A Plan To Get More Women In Tech

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Let's face it: The tech scene is dominated by men. Adeo Ressi, CEO of the Founder Institute, hopes to change that over the next few years.  He's well-positioned to do so as an insider's insider in the tech industry. After doing a few startups, he upended the clubby venture-capital world...
A Silicon Valley Insider Actually Has A Plan To Get More Women In Tech

Celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship with the new Google for Entrepreneurs

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Startups and entrepreneurs have the power to build technologies and creative solutions that transform the world and move us forward. Innovation is happening everywhere: There are approximately 400 million entrepreneurs across 54 countries, and 69 million early-stage entrepreneurs offering new products and services. As Google turns 14 this month, we’re...
Celebrating the spirit of entrepreneurship with the new Google for Entrepreneurs

Google launches Google for Entrepreneurs to keep an even closer eye on startups around the world

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Google today launched Google for Entrepreneurs both at google.com/entrepreneurs and of course Google+. The company is using its 14th birthday this month as an excuse for the timing of the launch. Mountain View says Google for Entrepreneurs is “the umbrella” for the company’s several dozen programs and partnerships around the...
Google launches Google for Entrepreneurs to keep an even closer eye on startups around the world

Etsy announces a $50,000 scholarship program for women in technology

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Last September 2011, 3 out of 96 employees in Engineering and Operations at Etsy were women, and none of them were managers. Considering the company’s majority-female user base — Etsy supports the businesses of hundreds of thousands of female entrepreneurs, which sell a majority of all items to women — the team at...
Etsy announces a $50,000 scholarship program for women in technology

The woman in tech dialogue is taking center stage -- and this is a good thing

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I tweeted to female entrepreneurs and developers to ask whether they enjoy the “women in tech” conversation or avoid it, and why. I hit a nerve and received dozens of responses, which we compiled using Storify. Check it out at the bottom.   THE NUMBERS • Women contribute to...
The woman in tech dialogue is taking center stage -- and this is a good thing
Gotham Gal pushes next wave of female entrepreneurs forward

Founder Institute Quietly Expands Into The Middle East, With Focus On Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

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Talk to 500 Startups’ Dave McClure about what’s important for his seed fund and accelerator going forward and, it’s not just about finding and supporting whiz-bang entrepreneurs, it’s supporting entrepreneurial and ecosystem growth outside of the U.S. Many of the top accelerators in the U.S. have been working to expand...
Founder Institute Quietly Expands Into The Middle East, With Focus On Supporting Female Entrepreneurs
Mom knows best: Why health technology need a woman's touch
Astia forms elite angel network to build up female founders
Going beyond Sandberg's 'Lean In': Female founders around the world react

Venture Capitalists Don't Respect Female Entrepreneurs

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Women only get 4.2 percent of venture capitalist funding, which is an incredible gap. A forthcoming study from Stanford's Clayman Institute for Gender Research takes a look at possible reasons, and finds that women without a technical background have a big disadvantage.  The researchers created identical executive summaries for a...
Venture Capitalists Don't Respect Female Entrepreneurs

Startup News: DailyWorth Creates CreateWorth

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There's a lot to learn (San Diego Air and Space Museum archive photo | flickr.com) MEET. Ten dollars gets you into the NY Tech Meetup at NYU this evening. The meetup will take place at the Skirball Center For The Performing Arts at 566 LaGuardia Place where NYC startups will demo...
Startup News: DailyWorth Creates CreateWorth

An Online Network Supports The Growing World Of Young Female Entrepreneurs

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Jennifer Donogh found that there were few resources (and fewer peers) when she tried to start her own business as a young women. So she created YoungFemaleEntrepreneurs.com to give herself and others a chance at making new connections with other burgeoning entrepreneurs with the same concerns....
An Online Network Supports The Growing World Of Young Female Entrepreneurs

Can She Lead?

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(Editor's note: This post is part of a six-week blog series on how leadership might look in the future. The conversations generated by these posts will help shape the agenda of a symposium on the topic in June 2010, hosted by HBS's Nitin Nohria, Rakesh Khurana, and Scott Snook. This...
Can She Lead?

What Silicon Valley really thinks about Y Combinator's Demo Day

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For investors at Y Combinator, it’s best to follow a formula. Come prepared, and float your favorite startups by your peers. And if you’re really confident, you might pour a few hundred thousand into the coffers of an early-stage startup by the end of the week. It’s a bit...
What Silicon Valley really thinks about Y Combinator's Demo Day
Why The Next Big Ideas In Education Will Come Out Of New Orleans
Female-Focused Accelerator “Women In Mobile” Announces Its First Participants

Practical Advice From Female Entrepreneurs Who Stand Out In A Sea Of Dudes

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Like many entrepreneurs, Nicole Kendrot turned a problem into a business opportunity. In her case, the problem was student loans--not just the amount of debt, but managing the payments. Her solution: to design a mobile app to track multiple loans and gamify the payback process so users can earn cash...
Practical Advice From Female Entrepreneurs Who Stand Out In A Sea Of Dudes

Online marketplace notonthehighstreet.com scores $15.8m from Fidelity, Index and Greylock

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Notonthehighstreet.com, an online marketplace where you can buy a wide variety of unique products straight from over 3,000 small businesses, this morning announced that it has raised £10 million ($15.8 million) in Series D funding. The round was led by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, with previous investors Index Ventures and...
Online marketplace notonthehighstreet.com scores $15.8m from Fidelity, Index and Greylock

Meredith Perry, Thank You For Breaking All New York And Female Founder Stereotypes

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When I first met Meredith Perry in December, I thought she was full of crap. It's just that her startup, uBeam, sounded unusually ambitious.  She said uBeam was working on a technology that would get rid of traditional chargers once and for all. (You know, the ones with wires that...
Meredith Perry, Thank You For Breaking All New York And Female Founder Stereotypes
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