Tag Archive: Michelle You

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2012: Women Entrepreneurs Talk Disruption In Cleantech, Music And Healthcare With High-Growth Startups

    Live from PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition –

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

    At the 2012 PITCH NYC Conference, serial entrepreneur David Weekly moderated a panel of women entrepreneurs who have started ventures in a variety of interesting sectors, from music to health and cleantech.

    Vanessa Stewart (Co-Founder & COO, Soltage) started a renewable energy provider for commercial and industrial clients, putting solar panels on warehouses and manufacturing facilities.

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    by Angie Chang

    Songkick Co-Founder Busts Your Anxieties

    Planning and skepticism certainly have their place, but don’t let too much thinking hold you back.

    By Jessica Stillman (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    Michelle You has simple advice for founders – just go for it. Founding companies is second only to, perhaps, sky diving when it comes to terror, which is why Michelle You, co-founder of Songkick, offers advice to those starting up that’s also remarkably applicable to those jumping out of airplanes – close your eyes and leap.

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    by Angie Chang

    Songkick Chief Product Officer And Co-Founder Michelle You Joins Speaker Lineup For Women 2.0 PITCH Conference In November

    PITCH Conference on November 14, 2012 features a full day of speakers including Songkick co-founder Michelle You.

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

    We’ve two months away from Women 2.0’s first PITCH Conference in New York City featuring speakers including Michelle You, co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Songkick.

    Since launching in 2007 as a Y Combinator company, Songkick has gone on to raise rounds of venture funding, most recently from Sequoia Capital and is second only to Ticketmaster.

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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

    Interview With Michelle You, Co-Founder And Chief Product Officer Of Sequoia-Funded Music Startup Songkick

    From philosophy to product, the Songkick founder explains it all.

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

    In 2007, frequent concert-goer and music fan Michelle You wanted to make a website to scan her iTunes library and email her when concerts come to town.

    Today, the English and philosophy major is known for co-founding the concert info startup Songkick, second only to Ticketmaster’s Live Nation for concert information. Her title: Chief Product Officer.

    We caught the London-based startup founder at SXSW in Austin.

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    by Angie Chang

    Saving Music: Michelle You (Co-Founder, Songkick) At SXSW

    London-based Michelle You speaks in Austin at SXSW about music and her startup Songkick.

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

    At the SXSW “Can Social Music Save the Music Industry?” panel, the panel discussed the direct-to-fan relationship with social media.

    Michelle You, co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Songkick introduced herself by stating she started Songkick because “we loved going to shows.” She adds, “The average American goes to one concert a year and we think that’s completely atrocious.”

    Songkick is the second largest music website behind Livenation, and announced series B funding from Sequoia last week.

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: Chief Product Officers

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

    Do you remember when serial tech entrepreneur Caterina Fake graced the cover of Newsweek magazine for founding Flickr?

    Women are often identified as consumers of market goods, but seldom recognized for their ability to create products – from consumer goods like Giddy Snacks in Whole Foods stores to venture-funded tech startups like Songkick.

    We at Women 2.0 are celebrating product innovators that happen to be women on Valentine’s Day – join us for a day of speakers on product innovation.