Geeks and fashionistas are teaming up to upend the fashion industry and improve the lives of shoppers. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Geeks generally aren’t known for their fashion sense, nor fashionistas for their tech prowess, but what happens when these two very different worlds meet and mingle? Interesting things, it turns out, a [...]
Posts Tagged "Sarah Paiji"
L’Oréal will award one finalist team at the PITCH NYC Conference & Competition a $25,000 cash prize! By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) This year, we’ve seen an energetic new wave of businesses focused on the female market, thanks to the L’Oréal Women In Digital Program which put a stake in the ground, [...]
From ModCloth to Moda Operandi, these tech startups in the fashion space are founded by women to watch. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Democratizing fashion has never been so venture-fundable. With successes like Gilt Group and Ideeli, “a lot of women go to Harvard with the intent of working on the business [...]
By Tomio Geron (Writer, Forbes) The founders of Snapette are not your prototypical start-up entrepreneurs. At least in the minds of some Silicon Valley venture capitalists. The two founders, Jinhee Anh Kim and Sarah Paiji, are not prototypical young, male engineers from Silicon Valley. They’re women with business backgrounds from the East Coast and other [...]
By Mika Herrera (Founder, Apparel Dream) Two months ago, I came to the Silicon Valley without knowing anyone and eager to start my 99designs project for fashion called Apparel Dream. Right from the start, I believed that one of the most important things was to start building relationships with entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. Shortly after [...]
By Christine Tsai (Partner, 500 Startups) 500 Startups has a new Accelerator batch that kicked off May 23. We have 20 startups in the program from May to September. Among the companies in this batch are: 20% women founders: LaunchBit, Snapette, Vayable, Cardinal Blue, Culture Kitchen and DailyAisle have women founders. In particular, 100% of [...]