By 2020 Virtual Reality (VR) will be virtually everywhere.
What's happening? Experts are posting eye-popping predictions about Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) growth rates. Sources project 5-year CAGRs ranging anywhere from 80-170% with this Statista study predicting the VR/AR market to reach $143B
But the future for STEM-related ventures remains hot.
What's happening? Diversity in STEM simply doesn't exist. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 17% growth rate in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) jobs through 2024, 5 points higher than non-STEM jobs. Yet the National Science Foundation reports that
Back with part two of my Women of TechCrunch feature and three more founders eager to share their advice and views on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) startups.
And yes, the breastfeeding tech story. I know you’re curious, I was too! But first….
When I arrived for the first day of TechCrunch Disrupt NY, my conference app full of meetings and pics of my new contacts, I squirmed my way through a packed Startup Alley for my first meeting.
I expected the Day One feeding frenzy. The $2,000+ ticket prices
Alana Lipson, Cornell graduate and Associate Analyst at Mastercard, spent her academic career studying marketing, strategy and psychology. As a guest contributor to sheBOOM, she shares with us the facts and her honest perspective about why women shy away from math.
Here are Alana's words (and numbers)
Here are the numbers, ladies:
Girls Who Code reported that 74% of young girls express interest in STEM fields & computer science.
18% percent of undergraduate computer sciences degrees and 26% percent of computing jobs are held by women (Based on Tech Crunch, 2016 article).