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DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

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TORONTO, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in partnership with Scotiabank and Tangerine, will fuel the success of Canadian women innovators.

Women Rock-IT: Accelerate Your Start-Up with Emotional Technology

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This blog was guest-written by Kathy Xiaosi Gong, CEO and co-founder of WafaGames. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Social Entrepreneurs Using Tech to Solve Global Problems” session of the Women Rock-IT series on November 16th.

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This blog was guest-written by Kathy Xiaosi Gong, CEO and co-founder of WafaGames. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Social Entrepreneurs Using Tech to Solve Global Problems” session of the Women Rock-IT series on November 16th.

JetBlue Technology Ventures Takes Off

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In February 2016, we announced JetBlue Technology Ventures, a Silicon Valley initiative that incubates, invests in, and partners with early-stage start-ups at the intersection of technology, travel, and hospitality.

JetBlue Technology Ventures also teamed up with El Al’s Cockpit Innovation Lab to launch the Navigator program, an international accelerator program for start-ups in the air travel industry.

VIDEO: Being the Change – Women in Tech

By Anne Wintroub, Director of Social Innovation, AT&T
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At AT&T, more than 84,200 women work to transform the way we connect with our world. These women are executives, engineers, marketers, sales people, financial professionals, installation technician and attorneys. They are innovators. They are mentors. And they’re leaders.

State of Edtech: How Money Shapes Tools and Schools

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Since 2010, the U.S. K-12 edtech industry has seen a boom of venture investing in education technology. EdSurge has been “following the money” behind venture investments in U.S. K-12 edtech companies to understand the dollars--and their implications. Those investments are redefining the tools and curriculum available to schools, and will have an effect on teaching and learning -- eventually. Measurable “exits” and demonstrated outcomes for schools have been scarce so far. But here’s what we’re seeing:

VERGE Accelerate Announces 12 Finalists for Fast-Pitch Competition

Startups show how tech provides sustainability solutions, from clean energy to sustainable agriculture
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz Group has selected 12 startups that will compete in VERGE Accelerate, a program hosted by VERGE 2015 that assembles a lineup of innovative early-stage companies operating at the intersection of technology and sustainability.

Five Upstate South Carolina Businesses to Grow with Support from Michelin Development

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GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Five upstate businesses will be growing and creating new jobs with financial help from Michelin Development, a subsidiary of Michelin North America.

Five Upstate South Carolina Businesses to Grow with Support from Michelin Development

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GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Five upstate businesses will be growing and creating new jobs with financial help from Michelin Development, a subsidiary of Michelin North America.

Start-Ups Seek to Accelerate Their World-Changing Ideas

14 diverse companies will present to VERGE San Francisco’s global audience
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ — GreenBiz Group announced today the 14 companies selected as finalists for 2014 VERGE Accelerate, a showcase for innovative startups at the convergence of technology and sustainability, part of VERGE San Francisco.

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