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

thenextweb.com
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

A Hacker School That Helps Solve Silicon Valley's Hiring Problem

www.fastcompany.com
Tech companies can't find enough engineers. So why not train them yourself? For free. And then make $20K a pop on recruiting fees.The shortage of engineers is a perennial source of woe in Silicon Valley. Once they're done combing the graduating classes at places like Stanford and MIT, tech companies...
A Hacker School That Helps Solve Silicon Valley's Hiring Problem

Lean-but-mean StylistPick Guns For The Competition With New War Chest

eu.techcrunch.com
Bringing US business models to Europe might seem an obvious move for some – but it’s frequently far harder than it might appear. US incumbents can indeed try to expand, but some fall at the first hurdle. Exactly this happened on January 20 when Shoedazzle announced its closure in the...
Lean-but-mean StylistPick Guns For The Competition With New War Chest

Russian Classified Giant’s $75m From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies

techcrunch.com
Avito.ru, the biggest online classified ads site in Russia, has secured a fresh $75 million round of funding from Accel Partners’ London office. Founded in 2008, Avito has so far landed $101 million from Accel, Baring Vostok Private Equity, Kinnevik, and Northzone. The capital will be used for expansion and...
Russian Classified Giant’s $75m From Accel Shows It’s 1999 In Emerging Economies

Who wants to meet up at the upcoming, inaugural London Web Summit?

thenextweb.com
We’re getting excited about our upcoming trip to the capital city of England for the first London Web Summit, or as the cool kids call it, LWS. Folks like Niklas Zennstrom (Kazaa, Skype, Atomico), Google’s Nikesh Arora and Zynga’s Marcus Segal will be speaking at the event on March 19th,...
Who wants to meet up at the upcoming, inaugural London Web Summit?
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