Fun afternoon meeting/mentoring startups at Rock Health. Love that their office is in Chinatown too.
The d.fund, announced today by Enrique Allen of 500 Startups. The Designer Fund will invest in startups that are founded by designers. They’re also seeking 50 investors to contribute to the fund.
Women own 40 percent of the private businesses in the United States, according to the Center for Women’s Business Research. But they create only 8 percent of the venture-backed tech start-ups, according to Astia, a nonprofit group that advises female entrepreneurs. via Why So Few Women in Silicon Valley? – NYTimes.com.
Last month I had the pleasure of hearing from Kaori Omoto, an editor at CNET Networks Japan. Today, eHub Interviews went live as a channel at the Japanese version of News.com. CNET Japan will be translating eHub Interviews as they are released at featuring them at http://japan.cnet.com/column/ehub/ The first interview to go live is eHub […]
Over on his blog, web.XpunktNull.de, Klaas Bollhoefer has an interview series that will interest eHub readers and Web 2.0 users, especially those that speak German. “Inspired by your interviews, which I love and read regularly, I started a german interview series on my blog with the people behind german Web 2.0 services” writes Klaas. Since […]
The JP Morgan and Connector Group Showcase, “a unique forum for companies to introduce their leading-edge products and services to the Silicon Valley’s elite group of tastemakers and influencers ,” took place on Monday, January 30 at the JP Morgan offices here in SF. The event offered a behind-the-scenes look into some of the innovative […]
Pyra is the company co-founded by Meg Hourihan and Evan Williams, the creators of Blogger. “The buyout is a huge boost to an enormously diverse genre of online publishing that has begun to change the equations of online news and information…” Story at silconvalley.com