Category Archive: Tech & Startups

3 Things to Think About Before Hiring at Your Startup

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So you are finally in a place where your start up is able to take on more responsibility, which means more money, which means more work. There are so many great things about… Continue reading

Women in Tech had a Difficult Week

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Modern View Culture wrote an interesting piece this week on the difficult week it has been for women in technology. GitHub posted a sloppy ‘investigations concluded’ report (their follow-up gives a better indication of what actually happened)… Continue reading

Freeze Those Eggs! A New Benefit Perk?

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In the Silicon Valley arms race to lure the top talent with the best benefits and attract more women to their staff , Facebook and Apple are offering to pay for the egg freezing procedure… Continue reading

98% of Art is Bad. A Conversation with the Founder of The Two Percent: Changing How We Experience Art

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I studied art history in college. Of all people to be excited to go to an art gallery in the mecca of the art world, it would be me. Sadly, whenever I go… Continue reading

AOL Brand CEO Steps Down To Run Venture Fund For Women-Led Startups

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AOL announced that Susan Lyne will relinquish her role as CEO of the company’s brand group to lead AOL’s newly established BBG Fund focused on early-stage investments in women-led consumer Internet start-ups. “As… Continue reading

Can Nail Polish Protect Us?

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Four college students hailing from North Carolina State University have shined quite the spotlight on date rape this week, but not in the way many would have expected. Their development of a nail… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: U.S. Ebola Patients Safely Discharged And Reunited With Families Thanks To Healthcare Innovation

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The Ebola outbreak stemming from West Africa has had the whole world nervous — understandably so, because the disease has a high mortality rate and, up until now, was considered to have no foreseeable… Continue reading

Meet The Women Challenging The Media And Tech Establishments

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Female journalists are launching their own media ventures that could rewrite how the industry produces and funds content. Not many journalists would leave a high-profile job at one of America’s most storied newspapers… Continue reading

Supporting The Growth Of Women In Tech – 5 Critical Steps From Angie Ruan, PayPal Retail Engineering Head

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There’s been so much bandied about today about how to support the growth of women in technology fields, and also a great deal of attention on how high-tech companies are notorious for pushing… Continue reading

Together We Stand: How Do You Complete, Not Compete?

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Whether you are a male or female, most of us wish we could own our own business or be the CEO of a large company. For some, this dream comes true and for… Continue reading