Tag Archive: Danae Ringelmann

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch Disrupting The Entertainment Industry

    Where are the women disrupting the way entertainment is produced, consumed, distributed?

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

    Entertainment is a huge industry traditionally generated by Hollywood. From concerts to movies, we’re always looking for things to do, places to go, people to see.

    Museums, shopping, art galleries, even food are part of the big entertainment business for people to consume, purchase, experience.

    Where are the opportunities for disruption in entertainment? We’re also curious to find female-founded startups that disrupt the way consume entertainment?

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    by Angie Chang

    Danae Ringelmann’s Crowdfunding Platform Indiegogo Raises $15M

    The indie film fundraising site raised $15 million series A to take the crowdfunding platform mainstream.

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

    Today, Indiegogo announced a new $15 million Series A round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners and Khosla Ventures – with the participation of existing Indiegogo investors Metamorphic Ventures, MHS Capital, ffVenture Capital, and Steve Schoettler. Indiegogo had raised a $1.5 million seed round a year ago.

    Co-founder and COO Danae Ringelmann‘s initial idea was to set up an independent film investment fund but during her tenure at UC Berkeley‘s Haas School of Business, she met fellow MBA Eric Schell and his former colleague – and together

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch From UC Berkeley

    UC Berkeley breeds high-tech, high-growth entrepreneurs, investors and innovators.

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

    While Stanford University sits squarely in the heart of the Silicon Valley with venture capital firms lining Sand Hill Road nearby, UC Berkeley has been quietly delivering promising women leaders in new tech and startups as well.

    Here are female founders from UC Berkeley to watch:

    Jen O’Neal (Co-Founder & CEO, Tripping)
    Jen co-founded Tripping, a travel site offering people to meet and places to stay. Follow her on Twitter at @JenONeal.

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    by Angie Chang

    Founder Friday Mixers (February 3 in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, NYC, Madrid & Barcelona)

    By Sepideh Nasiri (Corporate Sponsorships & Events Director, Women 2.0)

    Women 2.0 is hosting six global Founder Friday networking mixers for women entrepreneurs and their friends on Friday, February 3, 2012 in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, New York City, Madrid and Barcelona.

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    by Angie Chang

    3 Ways To Scale Without Losing Savvy Customer Service

    By Natalia Oberti Noguera (Founder & CEO, Pipeline Fellowship)

    How can a low-tech, high-touch startup scale to a high-tech one without losing users? I asked several tech startup founders, community managers, and users for any lessons learned on how startups can successfully transition their early adopters, who are used to feeling like VIPs, to technology that reduces hand-holding.

    Here are three principles they work by as their startups continue to scale from high-touch to high-tech:

    1. Canned answers can be a good thing – According to Danae Ringelmann, IndieGoGo co-founder and