Spotlight On: Our BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 Media Partners
By Erin Groh on March 18, 2013
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BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 is all about helping you take your big idea to the next level. That's why we offer extensive networking periods within the conference, rich programming with practical takeaways, and invaluable one-on-one mentoring sessions with some of the top women in tech and business. And we also have some top resources to help you to continue to develop your ideas, including our stellar line-up of media partners for this event. Hear, in their own words, how each of our partners are doing something unique for women who want to start something:
Astia is a global not-for-profit organization built on a community of men and women dedicated to the success of women-led, high-growth ventures and to the eradication of the need for the organization within the decade. The Astia method is designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs who understand the value of extraordinary relationships and believe in giving back. Designed for high-growth companies at all stages, the Astia offering is implemented by more than 3,000 volunteer members of the Astia Advisor Network that includes more than 300 former and current CEOs and 300 investors. Learn more at Astia.org
Join digitalundivided on March 21st at 7pm for their monthly GROW Bay Area meetup, hosted by Google! The event will feature a panel discussion with black women tech superstars who have successfully made the transition from corporate life to high-growth startups. Panelists include Stacy Bworn-Philpot, COO of TaskRabbit, Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code, and Kendra Bracken-Ferguson, Co-Founder and COO of Digital Brand Architects, with Moderator Kathryn Finney, Founder of digitalundivided. Register now!
Invent Your Future
Invent Your Future is a social enterprise specializing in the retention, development and acceleration of women leaders. Our interactive events and services include corporate speaker programs, webinars, conferences and an online listening lounge. Don’t miss the 7th annual Invent Your Future Silicon Valley Conference -- the Bay Area’s premier educational event for businesswomen and entrepreneurs. Our program features nationally-recognized keynote speakers, best-selling authors, thought leaders and business experts offering seminars, tools and techniques to accelerate your career. Learn more and register here!
Moved by her strong desire to see women achieve success through the founding of companies, Deborah Jackson left a long career in investment banking to found PlumAlley.co, a luxury e-commerce site curating extraordinary products from female founded companies.Each week, Plum Alley features a new woman entrepreneur and showcases how her intellect, vision and determination manifests itself in her company and product. We believe that the growth of women’s entrepreneurship is a key component to joband wealth creation, and is vital to the overall health of our economy. By celebratingfemale founders and sharing their stories, Plum Alley creates visibility for these women, heightens their success, and inspires more women to found their own companies. Sign up for exclusive offerings at www.PlumAlley.co.Deborah is also a Founder of the Women Innovate Mobile Accelerator and is launching in mid 2013, a new initiative called DuxDux. Please sign up at www.duxdux.com for more information.
“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it." - Margaret Fuller. PROJECT EVE is a worldwide community and media publisher offering women FREE access to the latest news, advice, networking and promotional tools crucial to advancing our entrepreneurial endeavors. With PROJECT EVE, we can do more than break the glass ceiling; we can build our own house. Learn more and join the PROJECT EVE community here.
TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs
Are you a non-technical entrepreneur? Do you have problems with developers? Do you want to take control of your tech projects and stop losing money on tech mistakes? Then attend TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs, where you will learn the entire Web & Mobile development process so you can communicate effectively with their development team, see the red flags and catch mistakes earlier -- MINIMIZING the damage of mistakes. Register now to receive a 15% discount on registration! Use code BlogHer when registering: http://bit.ly/VL7G8c.
The Dream Project Atlanta
The Dream Project Symposium is a 1-day conference on March 28, 2013, for Atlanta small business owners and entrepreneurs. The symposium will offer interactive workshops from incredible speakers and experts, including Russell Simmons, Cathy Hughes, Will Packer and more, sharing insights, strategies, experiences and life lessons to help you take charge of your business goals. Most importantly, attendees will be inspired to DREAM again! Join us for this one-of-a-kind event to potentially connect you with the ideas, brands, corporations and resources that have the power to possibly to transform your business realities! Register now and receive a 20% discount off the conference registration with the promotional code: BLOGHER.
Women 2.0 (www.women2.com) is a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology, including the Founder Friday event series. Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks among aspiring entrepreneurs, current entrepreneurs and investors in innovative cities around the world. Founder Friday events are currently hosted globally in 17 cities including San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, New York, Austin, Madrid, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Bogotá and Mexico City! Check out the upcoming April events here
See you at BlogHer Entrepreneurs '13 this Thursday and Friday!
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