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AOL Launches BBG Fund Focused On Women-Led Tech Start-Ups

AOL Launches BBG Fund Focused On Women-Led Tech Start-Ups

By Chris Crum September 3, 2014

AOL announced a new venture fund focused on early stage investments in women-led consumer internet start-ups, and appointed Susan Lyne to run it. It’s called the BBG Fund. The BBG Fund will make seed and Series A investments, focusing on …

Blue Jeans Shouldn't Make You Blue About Your Genes Blue Jeans Shouldn't Make You Blue About Your Genes

A facepalm worthy Photoshop job is one thing. But when a recent Target ad ruffled feathers with a half-assed editing job on model’s bikini clad body (no – literally – half of her undercarriage is missing), it was cause for …

Women’s Day 2014 Gets Google Doodle Women’s Day 2014 Gets Google Doodle

Google is celebrating International Women’s Day 2014 with a doodle, and featuring a video with women from around the world. Google says in a Google+ post, “Happy International Women’s Day! Celebrated every year on March 8, we’re getting started a …

Groupon Celebrates Women’s History Month Groupon Celebrates Women’s History Month

Groupon has partnered with Barbara Corcora – a businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant, syndicated columnist, author and TV personality – to celebrate women-led businesses in the U.S. for Women’s History Month. For the first time, Groupon will feature a set of …

Swimsuits Most Fetching For Your Frame Swimsuits Most Fetching For Your Frame

It might seem ridiculous to be reading this while there’s still frost on the windows. But let’s face it: warm weather is forthcoming and it’s certainly not going to wait for your latest fitness routine to start taking effect, either. …

Here's A Lost Interview With Kurt Cobain Here's A Lost Interview With Kurt Cobain

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PBS Digital Studios’ Blank on Blank is highlighting a “lost interview” with legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. He was interviewed by Jon Savage for Identity in New York City on July 22, 1993. In the highlights below, Cobain talks about …

Ads Put Google Autocomplete's Misogyny On Display Ads Put Google Autocomplete's Misogyny On Display
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Google autocomplete, for all its various detractors, is simply a reflection of the people. Google’s not picking what it suggests to you when you start typing a query – you are. Well, maybe not you entirely. Google’s autocomplete suggestions are …

Disney: Due To Emotions, Women Are Harder To Animate Disney: Due To Emotions, Women Are Harder To Animate

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Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Snow Queen” will make its premier on November 27th on the silver screens all across theaters in American in the form of a Disney 3d animated adaptation titled, Frozen. Lately, Frozen has fired up a lot …

Breast Cancer Awareness, Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness, Think Pink

October is here, which means it’s time to think pink. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has many special events operating in local communities in order to promote breast cancer, which is a wonderful thing considering most women are unable to determine …

India Gang Rape Verdict Met With Outrage
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The first verdict in a gang rape trial in New Delhi sentenced a teenager to three years’ detention, and the reaction has been widespread outrage. Protestors outside the court, and the victim’s family, demanded the assailant be hanged. The case …

Barbra Streisand Talks Women In Israel
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Barbra Streisand is touring Israel right now and has broached a very delicate subject on her first major stop: the treatment of women by Orthadox Jews. The iconic singer was there to receive an honorary doctorate in philosophy from Hebrew …

Is Facebook Getting 'Freedom Of Expression' Right? Is Facebook Getting 'Freedom Of Expression' Right?
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Facebook has recently taken some heat over its approach to content on the social network that depicts, glorifies and/or trivializes violence against women. Groups like Women, Action and The Media, The Everyday Sexism Project, and no doubt countless other individuals, …

Elisabeth Hasselbeck View Firing Rumored Once Again
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Rumors are once again swirling that Elisabeth Hasselbeck may soon lose her seat at the table on the daytime talk show The View. Last week, rumors began to surface that the show’s token conservative would be let go to “freshen” …

Migraines With Aura Linked to Heart Attacks in Women
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A new study has shown that women who have migraines with aura could be more likely to have heart problems. In addition, those on “newer” contraceptives could be at a higher risk for blood clots. Aura are described as visual …

Google On Commitment To Female Engineering Google On Commitment To Female Engineering
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Lately, some articles have come out about how Google is trying to keep more women working for the company. The articles have ramped up since longtime Googler Marissa Mayer left the company to take the CEO gig at Yahoo. Google …

Menopause May Be Caused By In-Law Fighting

I’m always told by women that I should be thankful I don’t have to go through menstrual cycles or menopause. I am thankful for that, but it doesn’t mean that I’m apathetic to the female’s plight. Neither is science as …

Condoleezza Rice Admitted to Prestigious Golf Club

The Augusta National Golf Club this week announced that it has admitted two women into its previously male-only club. Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore will become the first two women admitted into the Augusta National Golf Club this October. Augusta …