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Hear Us Roar: A Manifesto for Women and Minorities in Startup, Tech, and Business Communities

19 Apr , 2018  

In the last 48 hours, a Google Engineer released a hailstorm of outdated and twisted psychological and biological myths to mask his personal prejudice against women, and less overtly, against minorities as well. I want to suggest a counter-manifesto. Read more

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Founder mentoring: When is it useful and how can you make the most of it?

19 Apr , 2018  

Mentoring startups can be a hit and miss affair. Both for the mentor and the founder. Mentors want to be useful and can find it difficult to find the best startups that can benefit from their expertise. Read more

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What Did VCs Study In College?

13 Apr , 2018  

Although some colleges may offer a major program in business or entrepreneurship, there isn’t exactly a major in venture capital or angel investment. Read more

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Are you ready? Here is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

10 Apr , 2018  

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it. Read more

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“Did We Create This Monster?” How Twitter Turned Toxic

10 Apr , 2018  

Rosenberg, a senior writer for Jewish-focused news-and-culture website Tablet Magazine, had become a leading target of anti-Semitic Twitter users during his reporting on the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. Read more

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how to evaluate your startup idea

25 Mar , 2017  

THE INAUGURAL FP PODCAST! Matt Bradley (Investor), Dharmesh Raithatha (Product Partner) and Daniel Van Binsbergen (CEO, Lexoo) take you through methods of how to evaluate your startup ideas. Using the Path Forward Article – https://thepathforward. Read more

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How Changing One Habit Helped Quintuple Alcoa’s Income

20 Mar , 2017  

Sean Gallup/Getty ImagesBack in October 1987, Paul O’Neill gave his first speech as CEO of Alcoa, the aluminum manufacturing giant. Investors were nervous, since Alcoa had faltered with failed product lines. Read more

Posts by The Startup Girl

The Power of Habit book review

20 Mar , 2017  

Reading (second to real life application) in my opinion is the best way to gain knowledge. In particular, I tend to read books on start-up failures/successes, CEO/founder autobiographies as well as accounts written by senior level employees of start-ups (the latter can usually be found on Medium). As part of Catapult’s Christmas gifts, all employees […]

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Samsung Leaking Customer Information

20 Mar , 2017  

About four months ago, I ordered a new TV directly from Samsung’s online store. A few days later, I received a tracking link via email. When I first received the link, it showed an order that wasn’t my own. Read more

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Why Snapchat Won’t Make It Through the Year…

20 Mar , 2017  

Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc, is preparing for its initial public offering (IPO) this week. This will be the largest IPO since Alibaba went public in 2014. Speaking of which, Alibaba, the Chinese tech giant, saw a 10% drop in stock prices after its IPO. Read more