Girls ‘n’ Gadgets won the Computer Weekly – Best Company/corporate: SMEs Award in a fantastic awards ceremony in London last night. The awards were held at the uber trendy Shoreditch House and attracted top tech journalists/ bloggers such as Rory Cellan-Jones (BBC), Hermione Way (News Pepper and Techfluff ) and Kevin Anderson (Guardian). Other winnersContinue Reading “Girls ‘n’ Gadgets wins an Award!”
I am very proud to announce that we have been nominated for an award for the Computer Weekly IT Blog Awards 2009. Check out Computer Weekly to find out more:- Voting on Shortlist will begin on the 27th October. *Fingers Crossed*
This year’s FOWA was my first, and what an event it turned out to be. There are so many exciting things in store for us and I was delighted to get an insight into the Future of Web Applications!
All of the presentations were interesting and beneficial and I struggled to whittle them down to a compiled a list of points from those that I found particularly interesting, but here goes.
Having lived a mile or so away from last year’s venue, I remember my local Twitter stream showing nothing but tweets from the conference. Many Web professionals talk highly of the Future Of Web Apps Conference (FOWA) and so this year I thought I would go along and see what the hype is all about.Continue Reading “FOWA 2009”
Last night I was invited to the fourth anniversary event for London’s Girl Geek Dinners and it was the first one I had ever been to. The event, which takes place every few months, looks at and debates how girls and tech can be moved more into the mainstream arena and get advertisers to takeContinue Reading “Geek Girl Dinners go down a storm”
Ilikeucoz has got to be one of the most addictive sites I’ve come across in recent weeks! Did someone do something nice for you? Or maybe you just think someone’s great and you want to tell them? Whatever the reason, ilikeucoz is the perfect way to show your appreciation! It takes 2 minutes to signContinue Reading “Send someone a little love…”
A new site that helps us make money, and save money, renting from each other! Zilok – Rent Anything Online Want to get your hands on a Blackberry Storm, but don’t have the spare cash? Make your lawn mower, handbags, bicycle and Nintendo Wii work for you! Zilok, a website aiming to do forContinue Reading “Renting online? You can with Zilok.com”
Originally from Malta, Elizabetta first worked for Price Waterhouse Coopers before coming to London to study for her MBA at the London Business School. One of her most formative early influences was being appointed Strategic Marketing Director for eDreams.com, one of the first travel Internet companies. Having experienced everything an Internet start-up had to offer,Continue Reading “G’n’G Women in Tech Week – Elizabetta Camilleri, Aroxo and Tereca”
Wendy Tan White www.Gandi.net & www.moonfruit.com Hi I’m Wendy Tan White, founder of Moonfruit.com and Marketing Director of Gandi.net. I’m a tech entrepreneur, mother of two and a smart textiles designer for fun. When I started out in tech in 1989 there were certainly no groups like Girls n Gadgets, SiliconStillettoes or TheNextWomen so I’mContinue Reading “G’n’G Women in Tech Week – Wendy Tan White, Gandi.net & Moonfruit.com”
Thinking about my earliest Social Media memories, I remember one warm summer night in 1994 in Sweden. My good friend Zeljko ran the networks for the publishing house we both worked for, but then I’ve always liked geeks. He was a really clever guy from Croatia who I totally fancied. We used and developed theContinue Reading “G’n’G Women in Tech Week, Anke Holst”