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#NYCTech - With the average adult spending 11 out of their 18 waking hours staring at screens, and children just slightly under that, we have only begun to discover the consequences of intense screen looking. With screen addictions becoming more...
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Techs and the City - It’s a well-documented fact that the tech industry has a serious gender imbalance. Despite efforts to drive young women into STEM fields and establish VC funds for female founders, women still make up just 26 percent of the...
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Op-ED - The proportion of women working in technology is "disastrous" for the sector, Wikipedia's founder told CNBC. Jimmy Wales criticized the industry, when major tech companies continue to come under fire for the lack of diversity in...
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#NYCTech - Rent the Runway Foundation, the non-profit arm of Rent the Runway, recently announced the launch of its venture competition and mentorship program designed to support female entrepreneurs. The program is called Project Entrepreneur,...
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Op-ED - Can the technology industry be a fervent opponent of anti-gay discrimination while simultaneously a cozy boys club accused of discriminating against women? These are the two prevailing narratives about the current state of tech, and...
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Op-ED - I am a woman in tech. I am a founder, CEO and head of any and all important happenings at Bespoke. I didn’t get here on purpose. I didn’t make a conscious choice to ‘be in tech’ like some engineers, MBA’s or designers might...
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Interviews - In this video, Lisa Price, CEO and Founder of Carol's Daughter and Julie Rice, Cofounder of SoulCycle discuss the role of business women in the workforce. Rice states that, "We sort of look at things when things happen...and think...
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Advice - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2785zfOUCU Finding mentors is hard; finding a fellow female entrepreneur to mentor you can seem even harder. But Shara Senderoff of Intern Sushi has some insights on finding fantastic female role...
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Advice - For women, starting a business isn’t as straightforward as it is for men — for better or worse. Here are 4 things to think about. Starting a business can be daunting. I’ve often said that if you want to know what you’re made...
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#NYCTech - With the rise of collaborative technologies making global communication more possible, many companies are beginning to realize the potential to diversify their employee base. The ability to reach a wider variety of candidates opens up...
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Advice - Like so many little girls, I grew up idolizing my father. He was my hero: the smartest, hardest-working person I’d ever met. Although he never owned a business, he excelled at everything he took on and was adored by the employees...
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#NYCTech - The New York Tech Meetup Women’s Demo Night hosted six female-founded companies who presented their products and services to a panel of three judges and a general audience. Although the NY Tech Meetup holds monthly demo nights open...
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Techs and the City - Aspect Partners, Silicon Valley's first female-led venture capital firm, said Thursday that it has raised $150 million for its initial fund.Aside from just building a successful firm, founders Jennifer Fonstad and Theresia Gouw...
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Funding - I did an interview with Anne Ravanona recently and we covered a lot of ground on early stage investing. Toward the end of the discussion she asked the simple question: "So, why do you invest in women entrepreneurs?" and I gave the...
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#NYCTech - Recently, women and a few men from the tech, startup, and business scene gathered at WeWork in New York to hear the stories of five panelists for Codify Academy’s “Women In Tech” panel, hosted by Codify Academy’s Marketing...
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#NYCTech - Maven is a new health and wellness platform giving women access to every type of health or wellness provider she could ever need, on demand, via video. And let’s face it: when someone needs medical attention in the family, who ends...