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Vote for Your Favorite Women-led Startups to Win Up to $240K in Prizes

June 17, 2016

The sold out Women Startup Challenge at LinkedIn on June 14th showcased 10 of the best early-stage women-led startups. The startups pitched to Lisa Stone, entrepreneur and cofounder of BlogHer, Nisha Dua, partner at BBG Ventures, Susan Kimberlin, venture partner at Backstage Capital, and Ajay Chapra, general partner at Trinity Ventures. The startups are pretty impressive… Read more »

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SIRUM, Redistributing Unused Medicine, Wins $50K at Women Startup Challenge

June 15, 2016

Hey, the Women Startup Challenge took place last night, and was a real game-changer. 10 women-led startups pitched, and were all the real deal. Each startup had 4 minutes to pitch their venture, and 4 minutes for Q & A with the judges. The judges were big influencers from the tech sector –  Lisa Stone, cofounder of… Read more »

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10 Women-led Startups, $400K in Prizes, and One More Glass Ceiling Shattered Tonight

June 14, 2016

Folks, I've spoken out a lot about the importance and urgency of men championing women in tech. It's one of the reasons I'm supporting the Women Startup Challenge. Tonight in San Francisco, 10 women-led startups will pitch their startups at LinkedIn to a panel of investors and a sold-out audience. Even if you didn't have… Read more »

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Why Wikipedia Could Become the People’s Newspaper of Record

June 8, 2016

Folks, Wikipedia is a record of what happened and what is happening in the world, and we need that historical record to make good decisions. To help out, I just donated $1 million to the Wikimedia Endowment, a collective action fund set up this year by the Wikimedia Foundation at the Tides Foundation. The endowment… Read more »

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New Infographic reveals poll data about Americans' perception of voting in the US.

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Did you know that only 7% of investor money goes to women-led startups? Here’s why funding women startups is a really good idea.

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How much money do crowdfunding campaigns raise on average for nonprofits? What are best practices for doing crowdfunding right?

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