I have had a lot of people ask me about how to succeed as a woman entrepreneur? Do they need to turn into a techie? Is that their only path to success? To that I say ….Really??? Do we need more women in tech to see more success for women entrepreneurs? I hate this question […]

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From Idea To Mobile App – Part 2 – Getting Ready – Test, Prototype and Learn

November 5, 2013

This is a series focussed on Mobile App Development. Part 1 is here. Part 3 is coming up. If you read Part 1, then, by now, you have asked yourself all the right questions and you have a solid idea that you believe will work. Part 2 is all about testing your possible app idea […]

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From Idea To Mobile App PART 1: 5 Questions to ask BEFORE Building an App

October 20, 2013

    This year, at Blogher Pro, I am talking about How To Outsource Mobile. You should come to the conference if you can and if you have an app idea, leave a note or comment, so we can walk you through the process at the session! I have spent the better part of the […]

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Run Like Hell. The Power of Positive Thinking?

April 10, 2013

  I have been running for a few months now and ran the Rock and Roll Half at Dallas a couple of weeks ago. For the first time this past weekend, I did a little experiment. Definitely and completely instigated by my man, Pree. What I found out was rather insane. Hang with me to […]

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Women and Startups and other “little” things.

November 23, 2011

As of today, we officially have a Mother’s Room at 500 Startups space in MountainView. Yeah! It probably does not seem like a big deal BUT  …over the years of nursing, bringing up babies, sleepless nights, competitive work environments and now startup life, I know it is the seemingly little things make the biggest difference. […]

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Why Girls Should Code

July 14, 2011

Technology is everywhere. No matter what field you choose to be in, you will need to know tech and interact with it closely. So, is there any question that coding today is much like Math or English? Coding is a language. A tool in your toolbox. A way to get things done. Bring ideas into […]

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How to get your app on the itunes “New and Noteworthy” list – or how we did it with the MeMeTales app

May 24, 2011

Less than a week ago, the MeMeTales app got approved in the Apple App Store. It went live Wednesday, May 18th and was on Apple’s New and Noteworthy list under Education when I woke up on Friday, May 20th. We have had hundreds and hundreds of downloads. We force a registration and I have to […]

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How to “Sell” as a Startup Founder – A Formula + Hack

April 7, 2011

Disclaimer – The role of sales (bringing leads and customers) is critical in a startup. When I talk of sales here, I talk more broadly – pitching the idea, product vision, hiring etc. I do not consider myself good at selling at all.Yet, as a founder, especially over the past year, I have learned to […]

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WHY BEING AN ENTREPRENEUR SHOULD MAKE YOUR BUCKET LIST (OR NOT)

April 4, 2011

As I sit and think back to 2 years ago when I just started working on my business idea, hardly did I know that 2 years later I will be still be sitting here, working on a launch, so furiously. I have pivoted a million(4-5 big pivots) times with the product and though the vision […]

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3 Secrets to Success With Social Media

November 3, 2010

Last week, we had an awesome 22nd sold out SMCSeattle event! @Armano (NOT Armani, although that is what your iphone spell checker will default it to ) was our special guest for the night and our event was generously sponsored Swedish Hospital. During the course of the evening,  David Armano (@Armano ) and Melissa Tizon […]

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