February 5, 2023

Girlboss

Sophia Amoruso launches Trust Fund for founders

Sophia Amoruso, the creator of Nasty Gal and Girlboss, has started a movement, has empowered generations of women and done the entrepreneur victory lap – the last of which she doesn’t necessarily recommend to other founders because “it’s a distraction.” She’s also raised down rounds, run out of venture capital funding, filed for bankruptcy and […]

Sophia Amoruso launches Trust Fund for founders by Natasha Mascarenhas originally published on TechCrunch

How the myth of the ‘girlboss’ harms emerging women in tech

On Lafayette Street in SoHo, young, fashionable women lined up around the block to enter a minimalist, millennial oasis, the most perfect Instagram feed brought to life. Staff members glided around the store in pastel pink suits, each embodying the kind of girl that Glossier made us all want to be: beautiful, yet effortless. “We […]

How the myth of the ‘girlboss’ harms emerging women in tech

On Lafayette Street in SoHo, young, fashionable women lined up around the block to enter a minimalist, millennial oasis, the most perfect Instagram feed brought to life. Staff members glided around the store in pastel pink suits, each embodying the kind of girl that Glossier made us all want to be: beautiful, yet effortless. “We […]