Data Week: Investor’s Perspective: Trends in Data & Analytics Investment

I organized & moderated an investor panel @Data Week with some fabulous investors in the Big Data space.  The focus of the panel was Investor’s Perspective: Trends in Data and Analytics Investment with Rachel Pike, DFJ; Cindy Padnos, Illuminate Ventures; Arif Janmohamed, Lightspeed; Benjamin Tseng, DCM; Shivon Zilis, Bloomberg Beta […]


Girls in Technology Infographic

How Girls Hold Themselves Back from Pursuing Computer Science from Play-i This infographic by Play-i. Play-i is creating a programmable robot that teaches computer science to kids ages 5+ in a fun, accessible way. To get updates, sign up here. Related articles Why Girls Don’t Go Into Computer Science (Infographic) […]


Future of Money & Technology Summit IV Discount

The Future of Money & Technology Summit IV Monday, December 9, 2013 9:00 am – 5:00 pm + Parties! Hotel Kabuki San Francisco, CA The Future of Money & Technology Summit brings together the best and brightest thinkers around money, including visionaries, entrepreneurial business people, developers, press, investors, authors, solution […]


Brad Feld on his latest book ‘Startup Life’ written with his wife Amy Batchelor

Brad Feld, Managing Director Foundry Group talking about the book he wrote with his wife Amy Batchelor ‘Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur‘.  He gave some great advice to all entrepreneurs in relationships. He also gave me some feedback on the changes in the Venture […]


World’s Largest VC Office Hours @NVCA Venturescape

We had the pleasure to cover the World’s Largest VC Office Hours @NVCA Venturescape.  Hundreds of venture capitalists & entrepreneurs came together for an afternoon of networking, mentoring & idea exhcange.  The goal: unleash a massive surge of creative synergy that will energize the participants in their quest for growth. […]


Design with IDEO: Designing Sustainable Human Centered Business Models @Investors Circle Forum

Focused on innovative social design as IDEO discusses ways that their firm gains insights about customers & uses prototype  based experiments to help evaluate & explore business model options for business ventures.  Facilitators: David Aycan, Design Director IDEO & Joe Gerber, Business Designer IDEO @Investors Circle Spring Forum   You […]


Randy Komisar, Partner KPCB @Investors Circle Spring Forum

Randy Komisar is a general partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. He joined the firm in 2005 and focuses on the firm’s digital and greentech practices.  Randy is a founding director of TiVo and serves on the advisory board of Roadtrip Nation, as well as on the global advisory […]


Women in Venture Capital

Farid Haque launched his magazine ERLY STAGE in London today.  I contributed an article about Female Venture Capitalists (see below).  You can purchase the mag online @MAGZTER I do my best to promote female venture capitalists both to entrepreneurs and technology event organizers in Silicon Valley. There remains a real […]


Canadian VC: Nanon de Gaspé Beaubien-Mattrick, Beehive

Nanon de Gaspé Beaubien-Mattrick is President and Founder of Beehive Holdings.  Nanon is responsible for the deal flow in the USA, shaping the strategy and culture of Beehive Holdings, and for overseeing implementation of its strategic plan.  Born in Montreal, QC, Nanon attended a French Lyceé, then headed to Phillips […]


Get Funded! A Woman’s Guide: Pemo Theodore

Why Women are Funded Less than Men. This is a talk I gave @Women Startup Labs in the valley which is a summary of a year long project video interviewing vcs, angels & women founders on the shortfall in funding for women.   Related articles “Believe you can and you’re […]