Europe – TechCrunch 5 December 2017

With your help, Code First: Girls wants to teach 20,000 young women to code by 2020

 Today the organisation is upping the stakes, kicking off a campaign to teach 20,000 young women in the U.K. and Ireland how to code for free by the end of 2020. To help achieve this, Code First: Girls is running a crowdfunding campaign, in addition to working with partners and backers from leading employers, including KKR and OVH, to train young women at the start of their careers. Read More

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The menopause is on our roadmap, says Clue’s Ida Tin

 Femtech startup Clue is looking at expanding the feature-set of its period tracking app to attract women outside its current younger demographic. Read More

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Parity CEO is confident that $150M in frozen Ethereum isn’t lost forever

 Earlier this year, Parity Technologies seemingly lost about $150 million worth of Ethereum (513,774.16 Ether) when a user of its wallet accidentally deleted a code library that made Parity’s wallets work. At least 1 million in ETH became frozen — and about $90 million of those were actually from Parity co-founder and Ethereum core developer Gavin Wood’s token sale for its… Read More

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