Opinion Piece: Sponsorship is Key When Leaning In

While I entirely agree with Sheryl Sandberg’s “lean in” approach, I do believe that her methodology misses a critical component necessary in order for women to reach their goals, especially when it comes to building and scaling start ups. And I say all of this as a female executive founding my own company. Lou Donnelly-Davy,…

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BikiniGate at #SWBayMEGA -- What It Means to Build an App and Speak for a Culture

Post written by Douglas Crets, Developer Evangelist for Microsoft BizSpark It will go down as BikiniGate. A team of developers flashes images of bikini-clad women on screen during their pitch and Q&A with investors at MEGA Startup Weekend, and one of the investors speaks up. What results is a much-needed and a continual discussion about the…

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