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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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Techs and the City - Is egg freezing a perk for young women or a way to keep them working longer? Eggsurance's Brigitte Adams and NAFE's Carol Evans join us to...
Personality Bias
Op-ED - The Problem:  I don’t believe there is a gender bias in the startup community but rather a personality bias. The startup world favors individuals who are focused on winning and are willing to go to any lengths to succeed....
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#NYCTech - Authors note: At the suggestion of someone whom I have a lot respect for, I've furthered the analysis to include startups with women-only founding teams.  This addition further accentuates the disparities in the funding...
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Techs and the City - American female entrepreneurs are a happy bunch, and among the most content and active compared to 24 other developed economies, according to a new global report released recently. The data from Babson College, which focuses on...
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#NYCTech - Dagne Dover is a practical luxury handbag and accessories brand that solves women’s biggest handbag problem: the fact that your bag quickly becomes a black hole. You know it’s true. Can’t find your keys? Your water bottle...
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AlleyTalk - Jeff Bussgang’s recent article about the lack of women in VC struck a nerve with me as this topic has always been near and dear to my heart so I want to share the story of Barbara Walters and show what it can reveal about the lack...
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Advice - Though this summer it seems like we have been bombarded by reports about the minority of women in Silicon Valley and the tech industry as a whole, it is great to see some success stories. Business Insider just compiled a list of the...

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