Female Founders to Watch: Las Vegas
This week we are profiling women who are making waves in Las Vegas in honor of our upcoming conference. Register here.
By Jessica Schimm (Assistant Editor, Women 2.0)
In honor of our Las Vegas conference, we have rounded up a list of female founders who are located in the upcoming tech hub. Get inspired about what these women are creating in the heat of LV. Additionally, Jacqueline Jensen and Elizabeth Yin will be mentoring at our conference!
Jen Wilhelm (Co-founder, Front end designer, developer)
Wilhelm is a designer and worked as a front-end developer for Zappos before co-founding her startup 8byte8, a company that makes mobile games. Before they began making mobile games, they created three other apps that can help make your life easier. Follow her on Twitter at @jenwilhelm
Laine Campbell (CEO & Founder, PalmoninoDB)
This database startup is a “Boutique dapped DBAs and Engineers,” as described its the Twitter profile. Campbell, an “experienced tech entrepreneur” worked as Travelocity’s principal DBA before founding PalominoDB.
Chandler Marrs (Founder & CEO, Lucine Bio Technology)
This bio tech startup and e-health journal brings women together to collect data on hormones and diseases to help improve the research on women’s health. Follow her on Twitter at @ChanatLucine.
Jacqueline Jensen, (Co-Founder & COO, TicketCake.com)
TicketCake.com makes it easy to sell event tickets online. Jensen was recently awarded Female Entrepreneur of the Year by The Entrepreneurs Organization. She will be mentoring at our conference. Follow her on Twitter at @JackieMJensen.
Elizabeth Yin (Founder, Launchbit)
Last year Yin raised $960K from 500 Startups for Lauchbit, an email ad service. Prior to Founding Launchbit, Yin was a former Google employee. She will also be mentoring at our Las Vegas conference. Follow her on Twitter at @launchbit.
Keli Wilson (Co-founder, AlertID)
AlertID is a mobile app designed to keep families and children safe. It uses your zip code to locate any registered sex offenders in the region. Since launching the app has had more than 25,000 customers, according to CalmandSafe.
Let us know who we are missing in the comments below! Register for our upcoming Las Vegas conference here.
Jessica Schimm (@JessicaSchimm) is the assistant editor at Women 2.0. She is a recent graduate of San Francisco State where she earned a B.A. in journalism and was the editor-in-chief of SF State’s Her Campus chapter. She has a strong interest in women’s issues and writes about them on her blog Women Who Run San Francisco.