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199th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Deb Kemper, Golden Seeds

Posted on Wednesday, May 16th 2018

Deb Kemper is Managing Director and Chair of the Boston Forum at Golden Seeds, an Angel Group and Micro VC focused exclusively on women entrepreneurs.

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398th Roundtable Recording On May 3, 2018: With Jennifer Carolan, Reach Capital

Posted on Friday, May 4th 2018

In case you missed it, you can listen to the recording here:

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Roundtable Recap: May 3 – Spotlight on EdTech

Posted on Thursday, May 3rd 2018

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Jennifer Carolan, Co-founder and General Partner at Reach Capital, a venture firm with 100% focus on EdTech. The conversation was an excellent exploration of the state of the union in EdTech investments.

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As for entrepreneur pitches, we spoke with Tamilvendan Rajaraman from Chennai, India, pitching Vpharmacist, an online pharmacy that is bootstrapped and executing very well, competing in a crowded market.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Heidi Roizen of DFJ (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Apr 30th 2018

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Heidi Roizen, DFJ was recorded in March 2016. 

Heidi Roizen, Operating Partner at DFJ, discusses her important article, “How to Build a Unicorn From Scratch – and Walk Away with Nothing,” and imparts crucial lessons to entrepreneurs on how to look at terms in a venture financing situation.

Sramana Mitra: We have been living in world of unicorn mania. We have tried to put some perspective on this issue. There are good sides to the unicorn mania. There are bad sides to the unicorn mania. Let’s start with one

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Diversity in Tech: How can the innovators crack this code?

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 11th 2018

By Guest Author Anita M. Sands

A few months ago, I spoke about culture and microbehaviors at a tech company’s conference in San Francisco. To illustrate what “microbehaviors” are and how they can cause a feeling of exclusion, I described the difficulty I often have as an Irish person—unschooled in American sports—contending with the baseball metaphors my colleagues use all the time. >>>

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392nd 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Patricia Nakache, Trinity Ventures

Posted on Thursday, Apr 5th 2018

Patricia Nakache, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, discusses the firm’s investment thesis and some issues encountered by women in technology.

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392nd Roundtable Recording On March 29, 2018: With Patricia Nakache, Trinity Ventures

Posted on Friday, Mar 30th 2018

In case you missed it, you can listen to the recording here:

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Roundtable Recap: March 29 – Hairy Issues for Women in Technology

Posted on Thursday, Mar 29th 2018

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Patricia Nakache, General Partner at Trinity Ventures, discuss the firm’s investment thesis. The discussion included issues about women in technology.

Lucid Vascular
As for the entrepreneur pitch, Prashant Chopra from Foster City, CA, pitched Lucid Vascular, a medical imaging technology using Augmented Reality that I found fascinating.

You can listen to the recording of this roundtable here:

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Gender Equality IS a Man’s Business: But it’s a woman’s work to influence participation

Posted on Wednesday, Mar 28th 2018

By Guest Author Anita M. Sands

Twenty-three years ago, I embarked upon my professional life as a physics student in Belfast. This foray into adulthood included two immediate discoveries: my commencing class was only 10% female, and I was to be taught almost exclusively by male professors. Needless to say, it became obvious that doing well would mean not only mastering the intricacies of quantum mechanics but also dealing with some fundamental laws of nature: getting along with the guys. >>>

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A Legacy Worth Leaving: Dropping Old Thinking Key to More Women on Boards

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 27th 2018

By Guest Author Anita M. Sands

When contemplating the challenges of gender diversity and board refreshment, I often recall George Bernard Shaw’s words: “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” >>>

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