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Interview with Roxanne Varza: How to change the women-in-tech ratio

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As well as her role as Microsoft/Microsoft Ventures’ startup lead, Roxanne Varza is co-founder of the European chapter of Girls In Tech, the organisers of Lady Pitch Night, the startup contest whose finalist will get to pitch at LeWeb’14 in December. Ahead of the event, we talked about women’s place in technology today: what’s improved recently, and what progress remains to be made. …

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LeWeb Startup Tour: Berlin Wrap

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The first pitch contest of our brand new Startup Tour took place just a few days ago in Berlin. 7 of Germany’s hottest startups had been selected to pitch on stage in front of investors, entrepreneurs and media. The jury was composed of David Schwarz (of Carrefour, global sponsor of LeWeb’s Startup Tour), Alexander Kölpin (WestTech Ventures), Alex Hofmann (Gründerszene), …

LeWeb Startup Tour Berlin: Meet 7 of Germany’s hottest startups!

Pierre Ziemniak Startup Tips

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On Saturday, September 6, the very first stage of the brand new LeWeb Startup Tour takes place in Berlin. Seven innovative local entrepreneurs will pitch their companies to investors, entrepreneurs and media. Up for grabs: a chance to pitch in front of the world, at LeWeb Paris’14′s Startup Competition finals. So without further ado, let’s meet some of Germany’s hottest startups!   Cuciniale …

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Interview: Rodrigo Barros, Host of the Startup Tour

Pierre Ziemniak Highlighted, Startup Tips

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Are you ready for our brand new LeWeb Startup Tour? This series of afternoon and evening meetups this fall will be brought to you by HandsOn.TV and hosted by Rodrigo Barros. But who exactly is this Brazilian entrepreneur who now runs a successful Silicon Valley business? We asked Rodrigo to tell us more about himself and his experience, and to …