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DC

Emerging Markets Need Investors to Get Over Their Blind Spots

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Anyone following the world of venture capital sees first hand that a disproportionate amount of capital is going to just a few people in a few places. Let’s put numbers on that: More than half of all venture capital in the world goes to…

Women in Tech Summit [Raleigh-Durham]

By | Nov 11, 2017 at 12:00 am

The Women in Tech Summit inspires, educates and connects women in the technology industry. Join us for a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other…

Co-working Spaces

NYC

All the Major Women-Only Coworking Spaces, Listed

By | Nov 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm

The importance of a women-centric location for working and living shouldn’t come as much of a shock to anyone reading the news over the past few months, as waves of sexual harassment allegations have risen across numerous industries, from politics to news to Hollywood….

Diversity

Maine

How the Maine Tech Ecosystem Nurtures Female Entrepreneurship

By | Oct 30, 2017 at 8:30 am

According to a 2015 Pew Research Center survey, 43 percent of Americans believe that women in executive business positions are held to higher standards than men. The same percentage of respondents believe that people and companies in the United States aren’t prepared to hire…

Women in Tech Summit [Denver]

By | Oct 7, 2017 at 12:00 am

The Women in Tech Summit inspires, educates and connects women in the technology industry. Join us for a unique combination of deep-dive, hands-on tech workshops; information and discussions about careers in tech and how to pursue them; and connection and networking opportunities with other…

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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…

Inspiration

6 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Are Finding Inspiration

By | Aug 31, 2017 at 11:30 am

In her book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg notes that she has seen many female entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and around the world with the talent, knowledge, skill sets and even experiences that drive success, yet completely doubt…

Diversity

San Francisco

7 Best Apps For Promoting Workforce Diversity

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

2017 has made it official: Diversity problems — and the harassment charges that tend to follow — are impossible for tech companies to continue to avoid. Sadly, the root of the problem rests in a company’s culture, which is the single most difficult element…

Inspiration

Boulder

How This Mother of Three Found Her Way Back to Coding

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 7:15 am

Erica Epperson’s life was finally starting to slow down. For the past decade or so, after going through a divorce, Epperson had shifted her focus to her three young children and her elderly mother. They traveled constantly, often embarking on road trips that were…

Accelerator

Boulder

Techstars Wants You to Say Something

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 7:15 am

Ever since industry news about sexual harassment began to surface, we believe that it’s more important than ever to reinforce a positive, safe and respectful network. Techstars is a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. We are ten years old and have had over…

Coding

Here’s How To Become A Professional Coder On Your Own Time

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 6:30 am

Coding is a broad term, an ever-developing conglomeration of processes involving designing, scripting, testing, debugging/troubleshooting, maintaining the source code of computer programs, and a litany of other steps. With dozens of tools and techniques available to coders, it can be difficult to figure where…

Diversity

Denver

Diversity Initiatives Need to Start With the CEO

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 3:50 pm

A study by McKinsey and Company has found companies that have a diverse workforce are “35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians.” A survey by Stefanie Johnson, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship at University of Colorado’s…

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DC

Report: Women Engineering Students are Still Dropping Out

By | Aug 8, 2017 at 3:50 pm

People took to social media amid a controversial internal memo by a Google software engineer called “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” which was not only a slap in the face to women in tech and diversity initiatives as whole, but also claimed that there was…

Diversity

NYC

Nearly 100 New CEOs Join the “CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion”

By | Jul 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative, a collective response to the documented harassment charges stemming from prejudices in the tech community, has gained nearly 100 new CEOs. The stated goals of each individual in the collective are to commit themselves and their organizations…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Seattle

TechCo Top Stories: Thriving Ecosystems, Startup Funding, and Net Neutrality

By | Jul 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The halfway point of summer is a bitter realization. Your best barbecues and pool parties are behind you, and the next big holiday on the horizon is Halloween. Fortunately, you’ve got plenty of top stories from TechCo that can keep you nice and warm….

Diversity

Generation Z Women Could Close the Gender Gap in Tech

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 11:35 am

The gender gap in tech is a well-known problem. Whether it’s lower pay, fewer executive roles, or a general lack of respect for women in tech, founders, entrepreneurs, and tech employees are tired of seeing this gross imbalance effect an industry built on its…

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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…