Since I live in New York and work in digital media I sometimes mistakenly feel like the entrepreneurial community is made up entirely of button-down wearing iPad-carrying 20- or 30-something guys who talk about the latest venture-capital deals, update around the clock through Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn, and just last month or year started some sort of online technology service or app that’s still in beta or stealth mode.
If there’s anything the 650 attending the Women Presidents’ Organization annual conference this year in Vancouver make clear, that’s not the whole startup story. The entrepreneurs here don’t fit that profile at all. (With the exception of social media. Check out Twitter #wpovancouver.) Read more…
- Gender stereotypes could push women away from entrepreneurship (news.bioscholar.com)