Tag Archives: startups
By Grace Cheung | Published: June 12, 2012
Tweet Find out how Katy Rubin, Founder of Theatre of the Oppressed NYC, was able to marry her artistic side with her entrepreneurial side by enrolling in and graduating from New York City Economic Development Corporation and NYFA’s Artist as Entrepreneur Boot Camp. It’s a fascinating story of how, with training and mentoring, art and [...]
By Joan | Published: December 21, 2011
Tweet[NOTE: This was also published on my blog at joandelilah.com] I want to talk a little-bit about Silicon Valley. Ive been here 9 months now, which is, I think, enough time to generate an opinion- and being me, of course I’m going to share that opinion. First, some background: the idea for this post came [...]
By Shannon Smith | Published: June 4, 2011
On June 3rd a new startup accelerator, FounderFuel launched. The group, located in Montreal, Canada, but funding startups internationally launched with 85 members, but not one woman. “At FounderFuel we believe startup success is more about the people than the idea. We take a lot of care in choosing the smartest and most resourceful, dedicated and passionate people we can find.” It seems that those are men. Even men involved in the startup scene noticed. David Crow, cofounder of Influitive Corporation, posted on Startup North that he was disappointed that so few women were participating at FounderFuel and and GrowLab, a Vancouver startup accelerator with a single female team member.