This is for all you founders out there trying to survive in this crazy competitive start-up world. We’re certain you’ve spent hours and hours working on building your startup and formulating your business ideas, but now what? When thinking about growing your company, how can you decide where to begin? There are many different organizations [...]
From a massaging bra for breastfeeding mothers to a virtual reality system for physical therapy, innovative startups take the stage at Women's Venture Summit, hosted by Stella Labs, Stella Angels and Ad Astra Ventures. Girls just wanna have funding and that's what's on the table at Women's Venture Summit, an annual event focused on helping [...]
Business accelerator Stella Labs today announced a call for entries for its inaugural Women’s Fast Pitch competition series, which will take place virtually every Tuesday evening for six weeks starting on August 4, 2020. Each week, participants from a different United States region will pitch their business ventures in front of investors and members of [...]
Women owned businesses are the the engines of our economy not only in San Diego but nationwide. Stella Labs is proud to announce that for the second year in a row, our local San Diego female founder, Jenna Ryan, CEO of Uqora, won in a very competitive business challenge, InnovateHER. Uqora is the only startup represented in our nation's capital from California!
More than 200 women from as far as the United Arab Emirates traveled to San Diego for Hera Venture Summit, a one-day educational event hosted by business accelerator Stella Labs. Now in its fourth year, the event at University of San Diego underscored three key themes: encouraging more women to see themselves as investors, challenging the narrative on women in business, and the importance of overcoming fears and asking for help.
Where else can you meet female investors from all over the globe in ONE DAY in San Diego? The Hera Venture Summit is an intensive, mindfully-crafted event aimed at building critical connections between female Investors and female entrepreneurs. Join us for our 4th Annual Hera Venture Summit on Saturday, Sept. 16th 2017 on the USD Campus! Featuring female angel investors from around the globe, this all-day event is aimed at building bridges between female founders & female funders. Make valuable connections, find inspiration and expand your network at this once-a-year premier event!
A highly competitive process, Stella Labs received 38 applications for 12 spots to pitch and 6 product showcase opportunities. The top 3 pitching ladies will go on to pitch at the Hera Venture Summit on 9/16 at the University of San Diego to a larger community of global investors.
Jenna Ryan of Uqora was among 12 entrepreneurs who pitched their innovative women- and family-focused products and services The Padres aren’t the only San Diegans on the mound. Last night, 12 local entrepreneurs pitched their startup ideas to a panel of investors and advisors during a qualifying competition hosted by business accelerators Stella Labs and UCSD’s mystartupXX.
San Diego’s female startup scene is on the map thanks to the success of Hera Venture Summit 2016, an event that welcomed more than 200 female founders and funders to University of San Diego this month. Drawing participants from across the United States and Mexico, the annual summit resulted in nearly 2 million Twitter impressions, a winning pitch idea, and educational discussions about startup culture