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How Zidisha, A Microlending Org, Is Changing Lives

September 30, 2015

Folks, I support Zidisha, an org that was one of the finalists in the Women Startup Challenge. They're the real deal. Julia Kurnia, Founder of Zidisha wrote a guest blog post describing the good work that they do. Kurnia said: Those of us who grew up in wealthy countries tend to allocate the rest of… Read more »

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Giving Back to San Francisco via Kiva, One Hashtag at a Time

September 28, 2015

Folks, I've partnered with Kiva for the Kiva City San Francisco initiative. For every time someone uses the hashtag #LendLocal and  #KivaSF, I'll contribute $5 to Kiva San Francisco, up to $25K. Kiva San Francisco is a local lending initiative to help small business owners in San Francisco get the financing they need to grow and create… Read more »

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5 Women in Tech to Watch at Celebrate 2015

September 17, 2015

Hey, diversity in tech is a big deal. As part of our ongoing initiative to support women in tech, there are some great women in tech who are speaking at conferences this year like at Celebrate 2015, which is from October 4 – 6 in Vegas. Maybe some will even enter the Women Startup Challenge, or… Read more »

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Teachers are Underappreciated and Underpaid: How You Can Help

September 3, 2015

            Okay, the deal is teachers in lots of schools never get a break, and that's often true in schools that serve military families, too. DonorsChoose.org is about teachers getting the resources they need, and doing it right. One really good way to give teachers a break is by donating through DonorsChoose.org. They're… Read more »

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This is How We're Funding Women-led Startups in NYC

September 1, 2015

Hey, big news:  I'm working with Women Who Tech again to scale the Women Startup Challenge. Next up: The Women Startup Challenge NYC at Microsoft on November 9th. Applications open today. You have 'til September 30th to complete your application. This Challenge is focused on the NE region. The deal is that the Women Startup Challenge… Read more »

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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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