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Female-Focused Coworking Space to Open in Maine

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 9:20 am

A new wave of female-focused coworking spaces are popping up around the country. And Portland, Maine will soon join New York City, Washington, D.C., and San Diego in the wave. Founder Heather Ashby will launch the new coworking space, CoworkHERS later this year. She feels traditional coworking spaces,…


Rachel Beider of Wellness Business Consulting on Getting Out of Your Own Way

By | Jun 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The key to startup success is staying true to your vision. You can do this by always considering your major values as you grow and scale your business. Rachel Beider is an entrepreneur, educator, speaker and mentor. She is the proud owner and CEO of…

Weekend Inspiration

NYC, Los Angeles Are Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs

By | Jun 22, 2016 at 3:06 pm

Being an entrepreneur can be hard – but especially if you come from a marginalized background, the road to successful entrepreneurship can be even more difficult. Even though there’s been a rise of female entrepreneurs moving to run their own businesses, it can still…



Women Who Tech: Giving Female Entrepreneurs Access to Capital

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:02 am

Seven years ago Women Who Tech was created to bring together talented and renowned women breaking new ground in technology. Not only do these women inspire change, they use their tech prowess to help transform the makeup the local ecosystems and communities they’re a…

Venture Capital

Only 7 Percent of Investor Money Goes to Women-Led Startups [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm

The role of women in tech has changed drastically throughout the history of computer science itself. A field historically predominated by men, it’s slowly seen increases in recent years as the greater global economy shifts towards the technology sector. Apropos of technology’s greater role…


10 Ways to Elicit Change on International Women’s Day

By | Mar 5, 2015 at 10:00 am

International Women’s Day is March 8, 2015; this year’s theme is Make it Happen. On this very special day, women around the world will congregate to celebrate women – their achievements, struggles, and goals to make their lives even better. This incredible day has…



Haute Rogue: A One-Woman Show that Went Global

By | Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00 am

Anna Miatselitsa was born and lived in Belarus until the age of 18, but she always dreamt of making a positive impact on the world. She was brought up in a culture where everybody lives the same kind of life: you go to school,…


San Francisco

50 Women in Tech Dominating Silicon Valley

By | Feb 18, 2015 at 11:00 am

“One of the things that I really strongly believe in is that we need to have more girls interested in math, science, and engineering. We’ve got half the population that is way underrepresented in those fields and that means that we’ve got a whole…



StyleSeat’s Melody McCloskey: On Proving Naysayers Wrong and Raising $14.9M in Funding

By | Nov 17, 2014 at 10:00 am

How do you raise US $14M in venture capital from bald investors for a startup that deals with hair? For starters, you get high-profile investors like Ashton Kutcher, Sophia Bush and Guy Oseary on your side. Just ask Melody McCloskey, co-founder of the online…


5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Fashion Mogul Diane von Fürstenberg

By | Nov 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

Diane von Fürstenberg is a fashion disrupter and one of the world’s most successful designers. Her product, the “wrap dress,” revolutionized American women’s apparel in the ’70s. It offered women a versatile option —working as both a comfortable business dress and as elegant evening…

Tech Cocktail Top Posts

Tech Cocktail Top Stories of the Week: Female Founders Respond to PepsiCo CEO, 500 Startups Unveils Free Legal Docs, An Emotional Account of Startup Failure

By | Jul 13, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech Cocktail’s posts from this week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…



Katiri Zuluaga and Springboard Enterprises Are Supporting Female-Led Startups

By | Mar 19, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The video below is part of an interview series we did at SXSW 2014. Our SXSW Startup Celebration was sponsored by .CO, CEA, Revolution and LivingSocial. We thank them for their support! It has been over 50 years since the President’s Commission on the Status of Women was established…



Chicago’s 1871 to Launch FEMtech Startup Incubator to Support Female Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 14, 2014 at 6:47 pm

On Tuesday, Chicago’s 1871 announced that it plans to launch 1871 FEMtech, an incubator specifically created to support women entrepreneurs and to grow the number of female-owned startups. The incubator is another program backed by Google for Entrepreneurs’ #40Forward campaign, an initiative that involves funding 40 organizations to help…


How Women Entrepreneurs Can Turn Their “Weaknesses” into Strengths

By | Mar 13, 2014 at 12:56 pm

One thing the panelists at SXSW’s “Entrepreneuring Women” session seemed to agree on is that being a female entrepreneur can have advantages. Though there are challenges and difficulties, some of them can be turned on their head. Take your weaknesses – or at least…


UP Global, Google Launch ‘Startup Women’ Initiative to Help Women Entrepreneurs Launch 1,500 Startups This Year

By | Mar 6, 2014 at 12:32 pm

UP Global, the organization formed last year as a result of a partnership between Startup Weekend and the Startup America Partnership, announced on Tuesday that it is launching Startup Women, an initiative to support female entrepreneurs around the world, with the hope of launching 1,500 women-led…


14 Resources That Women in Tech Should Know About

By | Feb 18, 2014 at 9:07 am

With women only making up an estimated 12 percent of software engineers in the United States, and a growing shortage of software developers, momentum is gathering to encourage and show women that they can succeed in technology roles. Grants, scholarships, intensive developer courses and support networks are…



Kelly Hoey of Women Innovate Mobile: Accelerators Need More Women [VIDEO]

By | Mar 15, 2013 at 11:00 am

Among her many talents, Kelly Hoey is an expert at making connections. Her colleagues call her a “top networker” and a “serial connector” who knows how to bring the right people together. That’s part of her job as cofounder and managing director of Women…