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Why can’t women in tech be sexy?

- September 1, 2015 9 MIN READ

Last week, Startup Daily published an article on a study that discovered a three percent (from 16 percent in 2011 to 19 percent in 2013) increase in the number of female tech startup founders, though only one in five founders have technical expertise. In other words, the number of non-technical female founders of tech startups has increased. Or to put it another way, the lack of technical skills is not deterring women from founding tech startups. No matter how you interpret it, the article received criticism. Well, not the article itself, but the article’s featured image.

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Former HP executive Bill Veghte announced as new CEO of SurveyMonkey

- July 8, 2015 3 MIN READ

Online survey platform SurveyMonkey announced overnight that Senior Executive at HP, Bill Veghte will become the new CEO of the company from August 3rd. In addition to assuming this position, Veghte will also take a place on the SurveyMonkey board joining newly appointed board members Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and former Facebook CFO David Ebersman.

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How my father inspired me to become a high-tech CEO

- August 29, 2014 3 MIN READ

Growing up in the UK in the late 70s and 80s when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister and leading the country, I thought it was quite normal for a woman to be in a leadership role. By the time I was 8 years old, my tech career was already being mapped out for me – I just had no idea at the time.

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Keeping it real: 35 unmotivational startup quotes

- August 23, 2013 3 MIN READ

When you’re running a startup, the more tasks you accomplish throughout the week, the longer your weekend to-do list gets. Apparently, it’s something David Copperfield did the other day. I’ll enquire. In the meantime, here are quotes from entrepreneurs and prominent thinkers who know your pain all too well.

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Q&A with Fred Schebesta Founder of Finder.com.au

- August 8, 2013 2 MIN READ

Fred Schebesta, 32, is Co-Founder of Finder.com.au, Australia’s leading financial-product comparison website. In the last six years, since entering the comparison market – one of the most highly competitive internet categories in Australia – Schebesta developed growth strategies so successful that Finder now that attracts over 250,000 unique comparisons every month. Here’s what he had to say about his entrepreneurial journey and business growth.

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The Entourage announces new CEO

- February 14, 2013 1 MIN READ

During one of their courses over the weekend, founder of The Entourage & Director of MBE Education Jack Delosa announced the new CEO of the group, Peter Lackovic. You would recall in our recent interview with Jack that the company has big plans in the education space over the next 5 years. Like build your own university big. Epic.