Funding

Published Apr 7

Our fifth issue is Funding. We explore why most entrepreneurs shouldn't raise VC, critique the strategies we use to hire engineers, and find out new ways to fund conference speaking and attendance. We cover networking for capital, funding geek feminist activism, and the ethics of for-profit social platforms and how they're used. Plus, a Q&A on women angel investors, news on how you can help fight evictions, and five positive things happening in VC today.

When does journalism become abuse and exploitation? Exploring rape culture in new media.
Not raising venture capital doesn’t make you a failure. And the purpose of venture capital is not to reward the clever or the good.
Imagine a Silicon Valley funding culture that focused on building great engineering teams rather than recruiting individual great engineers.
Often, the worlds of venture capital and tech investing seem almost totally full of bad news. But there are signs that change is coming.
Creative ways to fund your participation at tech conferences… even when your employer won’t pay
If companies founded by underrepresented groups are to grow and scale, they must be vigilant in creating their sphere of influence.
Changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs.
What should the twitter ethics be in journalism and academic research? What do we need to do to make sure we are not exploiting intellectual labor and property?
"Good luck with your project." "What's your real job?" Plus, random bits of advice and brilliant ideas for business that we've never thought of before.
Their story, a survey of popular funding sources, and how they see the complications and changes in the funding landscape.
News from the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project.
Everything that's wrong with the tech industry this week, and who's to blame. Starring Sam Biddle, Hot Tech Today, and Brendan Eich.
Everything that's wrong with the tech industry this week, and who's to blame.