Month: July 2010

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Vida Ha: Engineer to Entrepreneur in Founder Labs

Here is a story from another member of the House of Mikko team in Women 2.0 Labs. This time, an entrepreneur with a development background shares her story of living the dream: Vida Ha's Story

I moved to the Bay Area at the end of the last year with the same dreams of every engineer in Silicon Valley -- that I might one day start my own company in the distant future. Then, three months ago, I was finally struck by the magical "great idea meteorite" -- an idea I felt passionate about.

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Kimberly Dillon Working on A Beauty Genome Website

Two weeks into Women 2.0 Labs with three weeks to go... This week, we hear from a fresh MBA graduate working on a beauty genome website. Kimberly Dillon's Story

I had been in the Bay Area for about 4 days before I started the Women 2.0 Labs program. Since then, my nights and weekends have been completely focused on charging forward with my business idea. When people ask me about landmark/touristy things I have done in the city, I laugh because I have spent most of my free time at Pier 38 and startup events.

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Rebecca Woodcock Bakes Cake Health in Founder Labs

One week into Women 2.0 Labs (Summer 2010 Edition) with four more weeks to go. Women 2.0 Labs will launch five startups on August 5th, 2010 at Women 2.0 Labs Final Demo Night. Here is the story from one of the startup teams in Labs:

Rebecca Woodcock's Story

Silicon Valley is the place for entrepreneurs. The entire ecosystem is set up for startup building, everywhere you meet someone starting or funding a company, and there is such a pay-it-forward mentality to help new entrepreneurs. It was time to take my shot.

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