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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...
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#NYCTech -   When a certain New York venture capitalist recently tweeted: ‘Serious question - SaaS female founders in NYC. Do they exist?’ - it touched off a mini-tweetstorm. We all know that companies founded by men are not only...
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Op-ED - The Ellen Pao vs Kleiner gender discrimination case further amplified the volume of the debate over the lack of diversity in tech be it VC, but also amongst angel investors and of course founders/entrepreneurs. While some have openly...
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Advice - Recent studies have revealed something that many savvy women have known all along: Women are good for business. With so many women-run startups cropping up and more companies looking to create diverse boardrooms, women are proving to...
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#NYCTech - Recently, the New York Code+Design Academy held its 4th installment of its Women In Tech Lecture Series. The forum is designed for females in the tech community to connect with each other and address gender issues in the workplace....
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Advice - Do you know that sinking feeling you get when you realize you have no idea what you’re going to do next? When you make it to the final round of interviews and you don’t get the job. Or when you stroll up to work, the front door is...
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Techs and the City - Intel Talent Search winner Kalia Firester discusses her winning project and how to get more girls interested in science and...
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Techs and the City - It's not just VC — the proportion of women mutual fund managers has fallen, too. The proportion of women partners at United States VC firms has declined for more than a decade Studies, posts and task forces keep reinforcing...
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Advice - If you’re learning to code, then you’re already part of a special, motivated community that recognizes how important digital skills are to a successful career. The next step? Connecting with other techies in the community. Taking...
Future Angel Investors
#NYCTech - Susan Preston was natural and confident in her delivery as she welcomed the small gathering of 30 to 40 women for a full day of events on angel investing. She wore red-the color of ambition, fire, determination and passion. It’s...
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Advice - Conferences offer the opportunities to learn new things, meet new people and catch up with old friends and colleagues. Healthcare has quite a few conferences and they tend to be segmented into specialties, such as internal medicine,...
Trellie
#NYCTech - We all know that size matters – especially when it comes to wearables. The small size and modularity of Trellie’s patent pending technology allows jewelry and fashion designers to be more creative while designing their watches,...
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Techs and the City - Y Combinator's Female Founder Conference couldn't have come at a better time. Silicon Valley has been inundated with negative stories about the role women play in the region. Female Founders Conference gave us the other side of the...
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#NYCTech - Recently, The New York Code + Design Academy hosted “Women in Tech Lecture Series” at their headquarters in New York City. The guest of the night was Joy Marcus, the CEO of Bloglovin, a site where people can find blogs of varying...
Kelly Hoey Angel Investor Author Chief Marketing Officer talking about how to build networks Geek Girl Carrot Launch Event Jan 2015
#NYCTech - “Build a business that makes you feel happy.” Simple, and this is the empowering message I took away from the Geek Girls Carrots’ first New York City event, which was organized by Nermine Majzoub, Founder at Petitas and NYC...
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#NYCTech - Over the past couple of years, the start-up industry has been buzzing about the Series A round. Seed-focused venture funds and seed investments have grown in number, but the A round remains an elusive and expensive yet necessary...