Tag Archive: Maria Renhui Zhang

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Female Founders to Watch: Seattle Edition

    Founder Friday is coming to Seattle to mix and mingle with the city’s amazing female tech talent. Here are a few women to watch.

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2012 Finalist Alike, Founded By CEO Maria Renhui Zhang, Acquired By Yahoo!

    Yahoo! snaps up female-founded mobile startup Alike today for an undisclosed sum – the team will be joining Yahoo! mobile in California.

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

    Today Yahoo! acquired Alike, a mobile company founded by CEO Maria Renhui Zhang. The app focused on personalization by using the restaurants and places you like to find the ones you’ll love. In a statement, Yahoo! was “very impressed by the team and their approach to building personalized experiences.”

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    by Angie Chang

    Women In Engineering: Why A Co-Ed Dev Team Is Good For Business

    The problem isn’t that women are unable to complete the requirements associated with these jobs — the problem is that women simply aren’t making the decision to.

    By Maria Renhui Zhang (Founder & CEO, Alike)

    It’s undeniable — there are simply fewer women than men in the various fields of engineering. In the software/technology industry particularly, there exists between a 5:1 and 10:1 ratio of men to women. This disparity is made worse by the fact that female engineers have double the chance of men to leave

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Follow: 9 CEOs From PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition Finalists

    Out of the 10 finalists for PITCH NYC Startup Competition, 9 of the startups have women CEOs.

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

    On November 14 in New York, PITCH NYC Conference & Competition is expecting 15 conference speakers – 95% of them women. 100% of the speakers have founded successful startup companies, several of them with million dollar exits!

    10 women-led early-stage startup companies (led by 9 women CEOs

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    by Angie Chang

    Top 10 Finalists Announced: PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition, Competition Culminates November 14!

    Join us for PITCH NYC Conference & Competition on November 14.

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

    The PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition received 275+ applications from over 24 countries. Today, we announce the 10 women-led startups selected by 30 seasoned VCs and angel investors to compete on November 14, 2012 at PITCH NYC for prizes.

    We are excited to introduce the finalists of the 2012 Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Startup Competition (in alphabetical order):