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How Queery, An Inclusive Mobile App, Will Change Online Dating

August 19, 2015

Folks, you’ve heard from women-led startups that we’ve interviewed over the last couple months who participated in the Women’s Startup Challenge, including Mina’s List, Kicker, Fam-ess, and On Second Thought. Queery is the latest in our series. My team and I interviewed Queery Founder Hayley Thayer about the LGBTQ mobile app. In 2014, Thayer founded… Read more »

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Veterans Affairs helps get vets good jobs in IT

August 17, 2015

I feel that vets have earned the opportunity to get the training that gets them good jobs as civilians, and there’re a lot in Information Tech. However, it’s hard to find that training, and hard to make a living during a long training program. The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced the pilot for its… Read more »

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No Mentor? You Gotta Learn the Hard Way

August 13, 2015

A serious, committed mentor would've really helped me out and saved me from a lot of unnecessary pain. Never had one. On the other hand, sometimes one has to learn things the hard way. From learning that I sucked as a manager to never being clear about my roles at craigslist, I've made lots of mistakes. For example,… Read more »

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New App, Fam-ess, Teaches Kids Financial Responsibility

August 10, 2015

75% of American households live paycheck to paycheck and 25% have no savings at all. With our consumer debt hovering at $11.5 Trillion, it is clear that we need to teach kids how to manage their money long before become adults. That's why Michelle Salsberry founded Fam-ess (pronounced famous). Fam-ess came in 2nd place at… Read more »

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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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We teamed up with Rad Campaign and Lincoln Park Strategies to poll 1,000+ American adults about their experience with online harassment. The results may surprise you.

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