Tag Archive: Startups

The “I did” List

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You all know the feeling: Your alarm goes off like a stock market bell clanging in your head. Instantly, like Wall Street floor traders, various items of your “to do” list swarm into your… Continue reading

10 Steps to Leading a Brainstorming Session that Works

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Brainstorming sessions are breeding ground for idea generation. Invented in the 1930s by advertising executive Alex Osborn, brainstorming was initially coined “thinking up.” In encouraging unhampered, spur-of-the-moment thoughts, Osborn hoped to break the conventional meeting mold that… 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

Laura Bronner: Co-Founder, COO, & CMO At Gloss48

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Laura Bronner is the co-founder at Gloss48 and a beauty industry entrepreneur. Prior to Gloss48, Bronner helped develop upscale nail and waxing concepts MiniLuxe (Boston), Nail Bar (Chicago), and Trim (Chicago). Before earning… 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

‘Innovation Women’ Is Changing The Way We Conference

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I used to avoid the events targeting female entrepreneurs, the women power roundtables, the Girl Geek events. I wanted my events diverse and all too often the events targeting women were smaller, too… 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

TashiTalk: Risking It All To Do What You Love

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As law school graduation approached, the startup venture I had been building and working on for the past three years was not only losing money on an hourly basis, but user growth had… Continue reading

WiLab Loves: The 15 Celebrities Who Invested In Tech

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Tech startups are what’s hot these days. It’s always about the next big thing, and luckily for some of the biggest celebrities, they’ve been thrust right into the forefront of it all. That’s… Continue reading

So, That’s How Venture Capital Firms Work: VC Demystified

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As a rising senior at the University of Southern California, many of my peers are interested in joining a startup when they graduate next year. For me, I’ve always been interested in venture capital, a… Continue reading