Tag Archive: Bettina Hein

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    by Angie Chang

    L’Oréal Supports Women Entrepreneurs, Offers $25k Cash Prize

    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, focusing on women working in technology and digital marketing by providing recognition, testing opportunities and recruitment opportunities from the beauty industry.

    Recently, the L’Oréal Women in Digital Program awarded five women entrepreneurs identified as pioneers in the new beauty industry: Bettina Hein (Founder & CEO, Pixibility), Doreen Bloch (Founder & CEO, Poshly), Kathryn Minshew (Founder, The Daily Muse), Sarah McIlroy (Founder & CEO, FashionPlaytes) and

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    by Angie Chang

    Entrepreneurs Work The Second Shift: Interview With Sarah McIlroy, Founder Of FashionPlaytes

    By Doreen Bloch (Author, The Coolest Startups in America)

    Sarah McIlroy is an entrepreneur based near Boston (specifically Salem, MA) who launched FashionPlaytes over three years ago. FashionPlaytes’s first product enabled girls to design clothing through FashionPlaytes’s online tools and then purchase and receive the customized garments.

    She has raised over $5 million in venture capital for the business, after leaving a steady job and having a house full with three children.

    I interviewed her

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    by Angie Chang

    Entrepreneurs Pitch For Feedback, Funding At SXSW Dolphin Tank

    Dolphin Tank in collaboration with Startup America Women at SXSW.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Startup America Women‘s Dolphin Tank is not a softer version of Shark Tank for women.

    “The #1 predator for sharks is dolphins,” says Scott Case, CEO of Startup America Partnership in opening remarks.

    The Dolphin Tank showcased entrepreneurs giving 2-minute pitches to a panel of powerhouse women who gave feedback.

    First up, serial entrepreneur Bettina Hein (Founder & CEO, Pixability) sold first company

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch From Springboard Attending SXSWi

    By Katie Gage (Programming Manager, Springboard Enterprises)

    Melinda Wittstock (Founder & CEO, NewsiT) is launching her new mobile app at SXSW, demoing on Friday, and pitching at Hatchpitch on Sunday. NewsiT is a crowd-reporting platform and a social network for news.

    Here are a list of Springboard companies that will be at SXSW:

    Bettina Hein (Founder & CEO, Pixability)
    Serial entrepreneur Bettina founded Pixability. Follow her company at @pixability.