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Portland, Maine

This Subscription Box Startup From Maine Is a Finalist in the InnovateHER Business Challenge

By | Oct 21, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The Willie Wags, a subscription-box startup based in Bangor, Maine, has been named a finalist in the US Small Business Administration’ InnovateHER Business Challenge. Founder Jamie Clark started the business out of her home in January 2016 with the idea for a subscription-box business based…

Diversity

Study: Women Business Owners Are More Trustworthy Than Men

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 10:50 am

The gender gap is bordering on silly at this point. With more than enough research backing up the value of diversity in the workforce and women business owners showing the world that they aren’t going anywhere, there is a growing movement to make the…

Enqos – Tower V1

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Meet the Women Founders Competing to Be TechCo’s Startup of the Year

By | Sep 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Being an entrepreneur is hard enough as it is. Long hours, constant rejection, and scouring the planet for capital can take a toll on anyone. Unfortunately, one group of entrepreneurs has it even harder: women founders. In addition to all this entrepreneurial stress, they…

Diversity

Startup Sexism Is So Bad These Women Created a Fake Male Cofounder

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Sexism, in all its outdated glory, has still permeated nearly every industry in the market. From tech to politics, women are vastly underrepresented, underpaid, and generally undervalued within their male-dominated sectors. Tragically, solutions like diversity training and hiring initiatives have done little to spur…

Education

Girl Scouts Add 23 New Merit Badges to Promote STEM

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 3:50 pm

There’s nothing quite like a Thin Mint after a long day. However, the Girl Scouts are about a lot more than seasonal cookies. As their website says, they “believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader) to change the world.” And if you…

Diversity

50 Best Cities for Women Entrepreneurs Around the World, Ranked

By | Jul 19, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Diversity in the workplace has been proven to be good for business. Yes, your little boys club might feel comfortable, but stepping outside of it and hiring women and minorities is the best way to make sure your company is headed for success. And…

Diversity

Foundry Group, Techstars and Others Launch Women in STEM Scholarship

By | Jun 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

It’s hard to argue that diversity in tech isn’t a pressing issue. After all, there are more than enough problems arising at Uber and plenty of problematic statistics when it comes to women in tech. The issue is made even more infuriating when you…

Inspiration

Las Vegas

How to Forge Your Own Path to Success

By | Jun 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As a kid, you grow up with certain beliefs that will stick with you throughout your life. But as you mature, experience the world, launch a career, and find someone to share the journey along the way, your beliefs might change and alter the…

Interviews

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…

Diversity

Women You Should Fund Leverages the Power of Female Entrepreneurs

By | May 19, 2017 at 11:20 am

The gender problem in tech is well-documented. While more and more women entrepreneurs are getting involved in the startup world, opportunities for success remain few and far for women-led companies. Fortunately, someone is doing something about it. Women You Should Fund is a crowdfunding platform launched…

Personal Branding

Easy Ways for Entrepreneurs to Get Into Podcasting

By | Mar 27, 2017 at 9:15 am

As a female entrepreneur, I am used to forging my path, being the only woman at the boardroom table, and most importantly finding my voice. In fact, I’ve made a career and agency out of the latter – helping brands find their voices and…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Design Trends, Space Travel, and Women Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 10, 2017 at 12:45 pm

There are only so many hours in the day. Between work, school, hobbies, and Netflix, it can be hard to find to time to read your favorite publication. Fortunately, Tech.Co knows your short on time, which is why we’ve put together a list of this…

Inspiration

4 Women Founders on What They Learned From Building a Business

By | Mar 8, 2017 at 3:30 pm

New lessons are learned every day while building a business, and some harder than you’d like. The good thing about lessons is that you have a building block to improve, change, or stop doing whatever it is to get back on track. We asked four…

Diversity

NYC

Women Who Tech Announces 10 Finalists for Women Startup Challenge

By | Jan 9, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Promoting women in tech is no longer just an equalizing effort; being inclusive in tech has shown to be good for business as well as the right thing to do. Fortunately, Women Who Tech, a national nonprofit working to break down barriers to women…

Innovate Celebrate

San Francisco

Meet the 26 Women in Tech Featured at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Innovate! and Celebrate 2016 is over so join us for 2017 Come join us at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Francisco, CA. The event will take place October 9 – 11, 2017, and is held in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association…

Jobs

Only 3 Countries Have More Women Than Men in Management Positions

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

The gender gap is a substantial one. Whether it’s pay, parental leave, or respect in the work place, women are constantly fighting an uphill battle to establish themselves in the business world. And while the world has been taking steps to right the wrongs…

Tips & How To’s

12 Books Recommended by Women Entrepreneurs

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 9:05 am

Are you a woman in the startup world? Do you sometimes like hearing about what other women entrepreneurs are reading? There are a lot of books that claim to have the best advice for starting up, being an entrepreneur, creating the perfect business model,…