Blog Profile / Filthy Rich

Filed Under:Lifestyle / Luxury
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Archived Since:February 28, 2011

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It’s Not Just The Pay Gap: Women Founders Talk Gender Inequality And Money

Three female founders speak out on the ways culture fails women who seek to accrue wealth -- and how to fix this 'investing gap.'

Women’s Club The Wing Raises $32 Million Series B, Led By WeWork

This marks one of the biggest Series B rounds raised by women founders in recent memory, and takes total investment in The Wing to over $42 million. In April, the startup raised an $8 million Series A round.

Billion-Dollar Bumble: How Whitney Wolfe Herd Built America’s Fastest-Growing Dating App

After Bumble founder Herd turned down a $450 million buyout offer from the Match Group earlier this year, the dating giant approached the company again this fall to discuss a valuation well over $1 billion. It'd make the 28-year-old a centimillionaire.

30 Under 30 2018 Retail And E-Commerce: These Young Entrepreneurs Are Changing The Way We Shop

These entrepreneurs have raised millions of dollars in funding between them. They’ve built game-changing platforms, apps, and bots. They've launched exciting new products across categories as varied as vibrators, kitchenware and nail art.

These 24 Employers Commit To Birth Control Coverage As Planned Parenthood Fights Trump Admin

Twenty-three employers, including Uber and Levi's, have publicly committed to ensuring their workers have access to birth control coverage in the face of an ongoing attack on women's healthcare rights by the Trump admin.

In New York VC, Two Women Make History As First Female General Partners

Hayley Barna will take the role of general partner at First Round Capital, while Rebecca Kaden has moved from the west coast back to New York as the first female partner at Union Square Ventures.

Subscription Tampon Startup Cora Raises $6M To Launch New Period Products

Harbinger Ventures, which focuses on female-founded companies, led the round. It couldn't come at a more competitive time for the burgeoning natural tampon market.

For Women In VC, A New Mantra: Don’t Make Money For Bad Men

"There's tons of bias, there's discrimination, there's not enough inclusion and diversity in all business, in all environments," said Aileen Lee of Cowboy Ventures. "We have got to keep fighting for it."

Zain Jaffer, CEO Of Startup Vungle, Charged With Attempted Murder, Child Abuse

As well as attempted murder and child abuse, the 29-year-old founder of Vungle has been charged with oral copulation of a person under 14, a lewd act upon a child, and assault with a deadly weapon.

Founders Of Mented Cosmetics Become 15th, 16th Black Women Ever To Raise $1M Capital

"Our customer is always clamoring for more," said Mented Cosmetics' cofounder and CEO KJ Miller. "Our end goal is that women of color feel prioritized in the world of beauty.

Rent The Runway Adds $89 Subscription As Fashion Tech Startup Chases Younger Shopper

This 'RTR Update,' as the service is called, will aim to win over twentysomething women, Midwesterners, and those from households with an annual income of $75,000 and up rather than $100,000.

On-Demand Childcare Service UrbanSitter Raises $17M Series C, With Investors Including Women Customers

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

Rather unusually for a Silicon Valley funding round, just over $1 million of this investment comes from 'power users' of UrbanSitter, which links families to on-demand babysitters and nannies: a dozen influential women.

Bumble’s Whitney Wolfe Talks Feminism, Fast Growth And Competing With LinkedIn

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

Whitney Wolfe told a capacity audience at Forbes' Under 30 Summit why she decided Bumble's differentiating factor would be its women-first branding and functionality.

The Computer Model: Karlie Kloss On The Road From Runway To Coding Camp

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

Naturally competitive -- especially so as one of four sisters, she said -- supermodel Karlie Kloss became fascinated by coding as the 'secret language' of STEM. She wanted in.

Four Business Lessons From Former Apple CEO John Sculley, Steve Jobs’ Mentor

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

"When I showed up in Silicon Valley, Apple was a one story building with a pirate flag, and the average age was 22," Sculley said during a panel at Forbes' Under 30 Summit in Boston, where he dispensed business advice accrued over decades.

Engineering Job Platform Raises $3M, Aims To Boost Diversity In Tech With Anonymized Interviews

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

Removing a resume from the equation helps boost job prospects for talented software engineers from diverse socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds who may not have had the chance to attend MIT.

Forbes Top Influencers: Meet The 30 Social Media Stars Of Fashion, Parenting And Pets (Yes, Pets)

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

In the third of Forbes' quarterly Top Influencers lists, meet the power players who've turned their social media audiences on platforms like Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook into fortunes and empires across Fashion, Pets and Parenting.

Forbes Top Influencers: Grumpy Cat, The Internet’s Original Pet Superstar, Reigns Supreme

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

Grumpy Cat tops Forbes' ranking of Top Pet Influencers, joining a list that includes such web luminaries as Pomeranian stars Jiff and Boo and precious cats Nala and Lil Bub.

Forbes Top Influencers: Instagram ‘It’ Girl Chiara Ferragni On Building A Fashion Empire

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

There can't be a much better endorsement for a fashion blogger-turned-influencer looking to be taken seriously as a business person than a Harvard Business School case study looking into the success of her website.

Forbes Top Influencers: How What’s Up Moms Turned Viral Videos Into A Media Company

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

What's Up Moms is the number one parenting channel on YouTube; Meg Resnikoff and Elle Walker now run a team of 12 and can command seven figures for a partnership. They've also been fielding acquisition offers.

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