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How the Internet Helps Shape the Moral Universe

June 19, 2015

These days, I spend most of my time in public service and philanthropy, which is my way to continue the unspoken purpose of the site I started some 20 years ago. (This is on a purely volunteer basis. I receive no compensation in any form for it, and pay all my own expenses. Here's why…) That's… Read more »

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Photo Credit: BlackFounders.com website

5 Tech Ventures Changing the World

June 16, 2015

Folks, there are some great entrepreneurs in the tech world, and those entrepreneurs have built some great ventures that really help out. I believe that we need to support one another, and help amplify the good things that others are working on.

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12 Women Startups Aim to Disrupt Startup World at Women Startup Pitch Competition

June 11, 2015

Folks, the Women Startup Challenge is on a roll. In Round I, over $315K was raised by the startups. A panel of judges consisting of investors and tech experts reviewed the 25 startups that raised the most money in Round I for viability and promise. 12 women-led startups were chosen to move to the Final… Read more »

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5 Women in Management Who Are Real Role Models

June 4, 2015

Last week, during the Women Startup Challenge, Women Who Tech raised over $365K, including the donation I made alongside Joanne and Fred Wilson, for women-led startups. This is the real deal. The crowdfunding was just the first round of the Challenge, and 30 startups have moved to the semifinals and are currently being judged by… Read more »

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Caution: Some States Don't Treat Voters Fairly

June 2, 2015

Folks, as I've mentioned over on craigconnects, anytime there's upcoming elections, that means that you should be aware of your rights. There are some real bad actors out there trying to implement laws to stop eligible people, including women, people of color, and older folks, from voting. What I learned in high school civics class… Read more »

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Amazing, Over $365K Raised in Women Startup Challenge

May 30, 2015

Hey, big news, folks: the first round of the Women Startup Challenge launched by Women Who Tech in partnership with investors Joanne and Fred Wilson and myself, just came to an end, and a total of $365,681 was raised for women-led startups. It really was a photo finish over on CrowdRise, as over $10K was raised in just… Read more »

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One More Day to Fund the Women Startup Challenge

May 28, 2015

Folks, tomorrow's the last day of the Women Startup Challenge. The startups raising money have been doing a great job and over $191K has been raised so far. There's still a little bit of time to help 'em raise even more. And remember: each startup gets to keep all the money they raise even if… Read more »

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An Open Letter to Young Nerds

May 26, 2015

Dear Young Nerds, Okay, the biggest lesson I wish I knew at age 22 had to do with taking control of my own career. That means ownership of my own personal narrative, which has to do with personal branding and identity. Sure, that's a marketing-ish perspective, at odds with my nerdliness, but that's the human… Read more »

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How You Can Give Back to America's Heroes

May 21, 2015

I like to honor and support veterans and military families all year long, but with Memorial Day, I like to do some extra support to help out. This is the third year that I've supported the Veterans Charity Challenge, and we're raising money for orgs that support vets, milfams, police, and firefighters. Between last year… Read more »

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How I'm Funding Women-Led Startups

May 20, 2015

Folks, the Women Startup Challenge has really taken off, with over 180 startups participating and over $118K raised so far. Here are the the startups who are in the top 10 in the Women Startup Challenge as of today. 1. Peer Spring 2. Echo Media Mobile 3. Hookist 4. Actionplanr 5. Kicker 6. Fam-ess 7…. Read more »

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