Tag Archive: HTC

  1. Who Is the New Consumer?: Cher Wang
    by Angie Chang

    HTC Chairwoman and Founder Cher Wang Donating 100,000 HTC Tablets to Empower Women

    “I strongly believe there should be a much greater role in technology for women, not only as users but also as innovators, business owners and industry leaders,” said HTC chairwoman and founder Cher Wang.

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

    This week in Washington DC, a World Bank roundtable included UC Berkeley grad and HTC founder Cher Wang.

    In a discussion on the Equal Futures Partnership, dedicated to promoting women’s rights, Cher Wang announced that she will be donating 100,000 HTC tablets to young women in Asia-Pacific countries. HTC is a major Taiwanese manufacturer of Android and Windows smartphones.

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    by Angie Chang

    11 Female Founders To Watch Running Successful Mobile Companies

    From IPOs to acquisitions, these women entrepreneurs launched and grew successful mobile startups.

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

    A few women pointed out that the upcoming MobileBeat 2012 conference has practically no women on the speaking page. Well, we think there are plenty of successful women running mobile startups.

    Here are successful women entrepreneurs in the mobile space who have celebrated exits, managed major product launches and can speak to any number of mobile topics, from developing mobile apps to mobile advertising.

    Smart mobile industry insights can be gleaned from the female founders of mobile companies below:

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    by Angie Chang

    Surfing And Entrepreneurship: Women Making Waves

    By Amy Schrier (Founder & CEO, MISSION.tv)

    Many years ago as a young girl, I wanted to go surfing. The beach that I frequented in Long Island was then very male-dominated. If you don’t know much about surfing, you might think… a girl who wants to learn to surf! Why, wouldn’t she be welcomed? Well… no. At that time and in my experience, many surfers (interestingly, not unlike many venture capitalists) tended to be territorial and gender biased.

    I quickly learned that unless you really know what you are doing, you will do best to stay out of the way. Instead of fighting the tide, I took my surf desire to Indonesia

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    by Managing Editor

    Naturally Gifted Female Founders to Watch In Tech

    By Elissa Rose (Assistant Editor, Women 2.0)

    This week at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, there was a panel titled “What if you could create a startup?” The panel was made up of women, one of which was a Partner at the VC firm Andreessen Horowitz. She said, as paraphrased by Forbes, “she thinks that women should work on things they are naturally gifted at, and she believes shopping is one of them.”

    Here at Women 2.0, we believe the best response is to give some notable counter-examples to her assertion. The following are naturally gifted female founders doing what they’re best at and making money doing it — and none are limited to the pink ghetto.