Check out these women who have exited food-related startups. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) From mailing cardboard boxes of recommended packaged foods on a monthly subscription basis, to food recommendation apps ranging from the technically astute to the visually gripping – we’ve watched in the last few years the marriage of one’s [...]
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Get Mentored By 10 Women Entrepreneurs Who Celebrated Their Startup’s Acquisition – Join Women 2.0 For Lunch On Thursday!
Get mentored on V-Day by an entrepreneur who has exited! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Entrepreneurs are respected for their moxy, their grit, their determination and faith. How many tech companies start in a garage or dorm room to become the next Google or Facebook? Many have ideas and inventions brewing, but [...]
Mobile Startup Foodspotting, Founded By CEO Alexa Andrzejewski, Acquired by OpenTable For $10 Million Today
Congrats to Alexa Andrzejewski and her 10-person team at Foodspotting on the OpenTable acquisition! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Mobile app Foodspotting announced today an acquisition by OpenTable. Foodspotting CEO and co-founder Alexa Andrzejewski explains on the blog: “We’ve already been working closely with the OpenTable team as partners: In addition to [...]
Foodspotting, the leading app for rating dishes at restaurants, made its first public debut at iPhoneDevCamp 2009 when Alexa Andrzejewski pitched the idea in search of co-founders and won Best Social App. This year, Alexa returned and led her team, including Foodspotting’s own IOS developers, to win “Best Open Source,” a top honor at iOSDevCamp [...]
Meet the women entrepreneurs of Thryve, Foodily, Local Dirt, Cookooree, Revolution Foods and more. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) In addition to the growing army of food trucks and lasting local/sustainable food movement, there are plenty of interesting startups in the food space to watch. Women-led ventures take fooding to the next [...]
A high-pressure cooker for startup ideas, many women have attended – and won – hackathons. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) When I visit New York next weekend, I will be attending the Hack’n Jill hackathon where there is one woman for every man. And while I am a web designer/developer, non-technical entrepreneurs [...]
UX Designer and Foodspotting Founding CEO Alexa gives advice on building beautiful mobile designs. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) The SXSW panel on the importance of design in the mobile startup hosted Alexa Andrzejewski of Foodspotting. The UX designer found her first angel investor with mockups on a deck she presented at [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) SXSW Interactive (SXSWi) will be taking place in downtown Austin from March 9-13, 2012. We at Women 2.0 will be there co-hosting meetups and parties, details TBA. Influential women in new tech, from former CMO of Mint.com and now CEO of online training platform Mindflash Donna Wells, [...]
By Jack D. Hidary (Co-Founder, Dice) What do Gilt, Foodspotting and TaskRabbit all have in common? They were all co-founded by women. This is an encouraging sign in a field that has too few female entrepreneurs. A recent article in San Francisco Magazine highlights a new crop of women-led startups in the Bay Area. These [...]
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) San Francisco is teaming with women who have the technological know-how to solve daily problems. These innovative solutions apply to all fronts and industries, ranging from: Finding new dishes instead of restaurants (Foodspotting) Getting kid-friendly entertainment delivered to your door (Kiwi Crate) Leveraging the quantified self for [...]