Posts Tagged ‘becoming an entrepreneur’
Posted by Renee Schmidt

A panel of young female entrepreneurs weighs in on women in technology; the challenges of being a female entrepreneur in the male-dominated tech industry.

Scott Gerber (@askgerber), founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council and author of ‘Never Get a Real Job,’ assembled a panel of young female entrepreneurs to weigh in on the challenges of being a female entrepreneur in the male-dominated tech industry. The panel came up with 7 seriously awesome tips that reflect my line of thinking on the matter.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

People are always coming up with backup plans, i.e. a ‘Plan B’ just in case Plan A fails. Sure, it’s a prudent way to conduct oneself, but have you ever thought about how having a Plan B may actually hurt you?

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is dead; the news, which broke late yesterday evening, has left me deeply saddened.

We wrote about Steve Job’s resignation in late August, when he wrote “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” Steve has been battling cancer for many years; we knew he wasn’t well, but we had no idea his tragic end would come so soon.  His death came just a day after the first Apple release without him; the October 4th announcement of the iPhone 4S.

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Fashion and Technology MIX!

Mashable published a great article about Rent the Runway; I got excited when I read it and so I decided I ought to paraphrase it for a couple of reasons:

  1. I love inspiring women; and Rent the Runway was started by two female entrepreneurs
  2. It’s a company that melds fashion and technology
  3. Rent the Runway makes haute luxury fashion affordable 
  4. It’s about women in high-tech; an uber minority
 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

Source: CNN

Sadly, the CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, resigns.  In his own words:

“I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” – Steve Jobs

 
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Posted by Renee Schmidt

 

Are you thinking you want to be an entrepreneur? If you’re yearning for a jaunt at entrepreneurship, Angie Nelson, The Work at Home Wife, shares 40 Businesses You Can Start from Home.  Here are my top 5 picks:

 
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