Tag Archive: Áslaug Magnúsdóttir

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    by Angie Chang

    Finding Your Moda Operandi: From Big Fashion Idea To Startup Launch

    Last week, “pre-tail” fashion startup Moda Operandi raised $36M Series C led by RRE Ventures.

    By Áslaug Magnúsdóttir (Co-Founder & CEO, Moda Operandi)

    There is no perfect script for launching a business and I don’t pretend to have all the answers to these questions. But I do hope that sharing my thoughts and experience over the weeks to come can shed some light on the issues that fashion startups face and tease out some lessons learned. And, most important, I hope that my story might help others obsessed with an idea to take the plunge to see it through.

    1. SOLVE A PROBLEM, EVEN IF OTHERS ARE ALSO PRESENT

    You have heard it before and you will hear it again: a startup that solves a problem, addresses a need and/or fills a void

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Follow In Fashion Tech Entrepreneurship

    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 side of fashion” said Snapette founder and CEO Sarah Paiji.

    Earlier this year, Xconomy proclaimed that “early successes coming out of Harvard, embodied by flash sale company Gilt Groupe, cofounded by Alexandra Wilkis Wilson and Alexis Maybank (both HBS ’04), seemed to have created an energy