This year at SXSW, Women 2.0 took part in hosting three events – and met a lot of women entrepreneurs! By Lauren Jisoo Kim (Events Coordinator, Women 2.0) Women 2.0 hosted a panel called, “The Design Revolution” featuring female founders from around the globe followed by Founder Friday Austin, both on March 9 at the [...]
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Toronto-Based ShopLocket, Co-Founded By Katherine Hague, Raises $1M Seed Funding For E-Commerce Disruption
The $1M seed round for ShopLocket includes participation from Peter Thiel’s Fund Valar Ventures. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Three months after launching, ShopLocket raised $1M in seed funding from Rho Canada Ventures, Valar Ventures, BDC Capital, Relay Ventures, Extreme Venture Partners and private investors. Co-founder and CEO Katherine Hague aims to [...]
By Katherine Hague (Founder, ShopLocket) This is the story of how my startup, ShopLocket, found its first investor, Heather Payne. In startup land, we spend a lot of time thinking about that elusive first dollar. Whether it’s from a customer, a bank, or an investor, they often say that it’s the first dollar that’s the [...]
By Katherine Hague (Marketing, ecobee) I want to see more female entrepreneurs as much as anyone. But at the same time I think that we tend to undervalue the power of being in the minority. It’s important to acknowledge the opportunities that come with being a female founder, rather than focusing on those aspects that [...]
By Katherine Hague (Marketing, ecobee) It’s hard for me to believe it’s almost been 5 years since I attended my first entrepreneurship event through Impact in Canada. I had always been the kid setting up lemonade stands or trying to sell hand made greeting cards to unsuspecting teachers [looking back they were really terrible cards, [...]