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Female Founders to Watch in the Facebook Ecosystem

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By Angie Chang (Co-Founder, Women 2.0)

Who doesn’t have a love and hate relationship with Facebook? Love it because it can be a source of business and new job creation by female founders!

Here are 5 female founders of tech startups making money off Facebook:

Annie Chang (Co-Founder & Head of Products, LOLapps)
“Don’t be fooled by the name of her startup” warned Fast Company. Annie Chang co-founded LOLapps, a leading yet under-the-radar social-apps publisher. Follow her on Twitter at @lolapps.

Carina Koo (Co-Founder, Momentus Media)
Former Microsoft software engineer Carina Koo co-founded Momentus Media to build software tools helping brands connect with fans virally. Follow her on Twitter at @carinacarinakoo.

Lucy Zhang (Co-Founder & President, Beluga)
Former Google software engineer & mobile developer Lucy Zhang co-founded group messaging app Beluga (acquired by Facebook in March). Follow her on Twitter at @lucidlogic.

Victoria Ransom (Founder & CEO, Wildfire)
Wildfire was founded by serial entrepreneur Victoria Ransom to build a platform for companies to run interactive promotions on the social web. Follow her on Twitter at @victoria_ransom.

Do you know more female founders of Facebook-related startups? Let us know about them in the comments below.

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