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Can Blind Auditions Change the Ratio of Women in Tech Journalism?

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 04.01.2015 | Technology
Lisa Abeyta

I was to be successful as a female tech founder, I would have to be more resilient, more persistent -- and willing to create an independent voice for our company, because I couldn't count on coverage by the press if I was in such a minority.

Why We Must Help Bridge the Gap For Women In Tech

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Some days it gets wearying to face the additional challenges it takes for a woman to make it in the world of tech, but on days when it feels like that to me, I pull out the photo of all of the women that attended our first bootcamp.

How to Stop Pissing Off Reporters: VentureBeat Edition

Maggie Quale | Posted 09.28.2014 | Media
Maggie Quale

If you don't have the opportunity or bandwidth to write, request to sit down with a journalist -- completely independent of any other agenda. Ask them what their day is like, what their job entails, what makes a good story for them and so on.

Why Grown Women, Not Just Girls, Need More Tech Role Models

VentureBeat | Posted 12.17.2011 | Women

This week, we had Meebo CTO and co-founder Sandy Jen come into the VentureBeat studio to talk about women and tech. We’ve featured a few strong a...

Magazines Are Up and iPadding Around

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

By itself is was going to be worth saying something about the panel discussion at the SXSW conference in Austin titled, "Could the iPad have saved Gou...

Google the New Power Utility?

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Blaise Zerega

Could Google do for the electrical grid what it's done for the Internet? PG&E is one of the nation's largest utilities, serving 15 million people in central and northern California. Should PG&E be afraid?

Facebook Stock Buyback: Company Purchasing Employee Stock For $10 Per Share

VentureBeat | Matt Marshal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Facebook has almost finished raising $150 million in capital, in an extraordinary move by the company to buy out shares of hundreds of regular employe...