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"Women 3.0," Taking On The Good Ol' Boys in Tech With Style

Ondi Timoner | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

Considering women spend more actual dollars on gaming consoles, books, music, toys, apparel, home and living and accessories, then perhaps these companies might put women on their staff?

The Startup Formula Goes Global

Evan Burfield | Posted 08.04.2013 | Small Business
Evan Burfield

Americans must take the opportunity to lead, or eventually find ourselves following. The fact that countries around the world are adopting America's model for innovation creates tremendous long-term opportunities to build grassroots links across the globe.

Tech Investors Should Take Note - The Female Consumer Is Changing Her Online Behavior

Kirsten Bischoff | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
Kirsten Bischoff

By now we all know the power of the online female consumer. She propelled Pinterest to lofty, billion dollar heights, she is the dominant user on Facebook, and she drives the conversation on Twitter.

Founder Interview: Sarah Ware of Markerly

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 03.17.2013 | Small Business
Michael B. Fishbein

Sarah Ware, Co-Founder and CEO of Markerly, provides great advice for aspiring entrepreneurs and talks about her decision to pivot and her experience at 500 startups.

Couch Surfing Is Awesome Unless You're Someone's Legal Guardian

Kirsten Bischoff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Small Business
Kirsten Bischoff

My start-up has seen any great number of successes this year. We can boast a solid signup rate, and have made exciting plans for moving forward. But, in order to do that I have leveraged every means at my disposal. Some paid off and some have felt as though I have bargained with the Devil and lost.

ShopInterest, Pinterest e-Commerce Platform, Gets Funding From 500 Startups

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.25.2012 | Technology

ShopInterest announced on Tuesday that it has received a "small, undisclosed investment" from seed fund and startup accelerator 500 Startups, TechCrun...

Venture Capitalist: If Tech CEOs Any Younger We'd 'Be Invested In Preschool'

Reuters | Sarah McBride | Posted 04.21.2012 | Business

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Josh Buckley, chief executive of an online gaming start-up, is looking forward to next month...