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We need more female entrepreneurs. Universities can help create them | Alice Gast and Alexsis de Raadt St James | Education

Samuel Beckett’s “Try again. Fail again. Fail better” has impressed generations of entrepreneurs. But who will get to strive, fail and fail once more? Men. For a sector that thrives on disruptive concepts, the startup world is surprisingly regressive with regards to funding female-led innovation. This is the place universities …

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‘You don’t become less ambitious’: the female startup founders going public with their pregnancies | Business

In late January, Amy Nelson, the founding father of the Riveter co-working community, posted an ultrasound on Twitter. “That’s my baby girl,” she wrote. “She arrives in June … #proudmama.” Though child bulletins aren’t unusual on social media, for startup world, this tweet was shocking. Female startup founders have traditionally …

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Here come the girls: teenage tech founders on the future they want | Guardian Careers

Trisha Prabhu, an 18-year-old entrepreneur and computing pupil at Harvard University, shot to recognition at a younger age. A analysis venture she began when she was 13 for science class led to the improvement of ReThink, an app designed to cease cyberbullying by detecting offensive messages and inspiring customers to …

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‘People here look after each other’: life as a woman in the Scottish tech sector | Guardian Careers

In the previous decade, Edinburgh has quietly grow to be one among the UK’s most thriving tech hubs. According to the Tech Nation UK 2018 report (pdf), the metropolis noticed a 526% enhance in digital startups between 2006 and 2016. It was named the UK’s finest metropolis to launch a …

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Sleep sells: how mattress companies woke up to the science of slumber | Business to business

Simba’s founder, Steve Reid can’t resist. “It’s a traditionally sleepy sector,” he chuckles, describing the mattress business. Though maybe it isn’t these days, thanks partially to organisations like his. Reid is the co-founder of Simba, an organization that calls itself “Europe’s leading high-tech sleep brand”. Launched by Reid and co-founders …

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This Brexit deal would be a disaster for innovators and entrepreneurs | Deborah Meaden | Opinion

You don’t achieve enterprise by settling for second finest, and profitable entrepreneurs don’t roll over and settle for defeat. That’s why I’m so baffled by Carolyn Fairbairn’s give up on Brexit. Writing within the Financial Times at present Fairbairn, who heads the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and is meant …

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