Female Founders To Watch: 2012 SXSWi Speakers Edition
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
There will be no shortage of women entrepreneurs at SXSWi. Here are just a few of the many female founders speaking on a panel:
Alexa Andrzejewski (Co-Founder & CEO, Foodspotting)
Alexa co-founded Foodspotting, a website and mobile app that lets you find and recommend dishes instead of just restaurants. Follow her on Twitter at @ladylexy or catch her at SXSWi.
Alexa Von Tobel (Founder & CEO, LearnVest)
Alexa dropped out of Harvard Business School to launch LearnVest, a personal finance website for women. Follow her on Twitter at @alexavontobel or catch her at SXSWi.
Julia Hartz (Co-Founder & President, Eventbrite)
Julia co-founded Eventbrite with her husband: “we wanted to start a business together before we lived together“. Follow her on Twitter at @juliahartz or catch her at SXSWi.
Leah Busque (Founder & Chief Product Officer, TaskRabbit)
Leah started TaskRabbit, where you can outsource small jobs and tasks to others in your community. Follow her on Twitter at @labusque or catch her at SXSWi.
Michelle You (Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Songkick)
London-based Michelle co-founded Songkick to track favorite bands so fans will never miss them live. Follow her on Twitter at @wreckingball37 or catch her at SXSWi.
Ping Fu (Co-Founder, President & CEO, Geomagic)
Ping co-founded Geomagic, providing 3D photography solutions for digital manufacturing, mass customization and QA. Follow her on Twitter at @pfugeomagic or catch her at SXSWi.
Are you a female founder of a high-growth, high-tech startup headed to SXSWi next week?
Let us know in the comments below – looking forward to meeting everyone at Southby!
About the writer: Angie Chang co-founded Women 2.0 in 2006. She currently serves as Editor-In-Chief of Women 2.0 and is working to mainstream women in high-growth, high-tech entrepreneurship. Previously, Angie held roles in product management, web UI design, and entrepreneurship. In 2008, Angie launched Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners, asking that guys come as the “+1″ for once. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.