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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...
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#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...
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Techs and the City - Last year was a huge year for women in tech but, but 2015 could be even bigger. With more and more women learning to code, an uptick in tech conferences for women, online tech communities cropping up, and more women starting companies...
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Advice - Everyone talks about the lack of women in tech. Sure, I can’t argue with the statistics. But let’s not ignore all the awesome places where women can learn to code — oftentimes at little or no cost. The following list includes...
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#NYCTech - Marissa Campise is the most recent VC to join the team at SoftBank Capital, where she has been a partner since June 2014. Her investment focus has been on Internet and digital media. Since earning her Bachelor’s degree from Yale...
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Advice - It is true that there are fewer women than men getting funded and building billion dollar companies. The numbers are improving, yet we still have a long way to go. The answer to this problem is to start early and focus on the internal...
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Op-ED - In a recent blog post Dr. Helen Smith raised a question about the differences between men and women in business. She asked, if women are more risk averse than men in business, will they be less successful? Now, as a matter of full...
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Op-ED - It’s hard to escape the news of the tech skills gap. Everywhere we look in the media we are being told of the number of jobs available in the tech industry and the shortage of workers with the right skills to fill them. For almost...
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#NYCTech - SWSI is a new media platform that creates original programming to help promote female entrepreneurs of product companies, enabling them to get known, get funded and go big! Their first property is Queen Bee, an online reality...
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Techs and the City - There is a "general imbalance" in the tech startup market when it comes to gender, Tinder CEO Sean Rad acknowledged recently. The dating-app company recently resolved a sexual harassment lawsuit without admitting any...
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#NYCTech - The founder of Girls Who Code is galvanizing a tech industry facing a stark gender imbalance. Video not showing up? Click here
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Techs and the City - Hey tech rookies, have you ever gotten advice like this? “You need to get involved in the tech community. Start talking with your tech idols on Twitter. Develop a social media presence so people know you want to code.” Me,...
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#NYCTech - We’ve seen 3D imaging used in virtual dressing rooms before. That’s cool. But what if you could feel how the garments fit on your body? That’s what sets Qvit apart. And that’s what makes all the difference to retailers,...
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Techs and the City - Marc Andreessen offers his thoughts on what needs to be done to make the technology industry more inclusive of women at the WSJD Live...

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