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By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Starting your own business comes with a unique set of challenges. Early-stage startup entrepreneurs are no stranger to these challenges.
These notable women entrepreneurs, each equipped with a background in computer science and penchant for problem-solving, have built profitable tech startups making the business of, well, business more efficient.
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Moonfruit took £1.57M in funding in 2010 from Silicon Valley angels including Dave McClure of 500 Startups.
By Mike Butcher (Writer, TechCrunch)
In the white heat of the current tech market it’s sometimes easy to forget that some companies, although taking their time, simply become viable businesses – instead of waiting for a call from Facebook or Twitter that may never come.
I’ve been covering web site and shop builder Moonfruit for longer than I care to remember (they launched in 2000), but along the way husband and wife team Joe and Wendy Tan White kept on pushing the company until it was one of the most innovative of its kind out there.
Today that hard work is rewarded
From tech giants Cisco and VMware to startups ModCloth and Lynda, married co-founders are everywhere.
Wendy Tan White: “We seeded the company with our own money. I put in $50,000 to start with.”
By Sramana Mitra (Founder, One Million By One Million)
Moonfruit is an on-demand website development platform that allows anyone to develop a website for any purpose in a matter of minutes.
Prior to Moonfruit, Wendy worked at Arthur Andersen as an IT consultant and helped establish Egg. Joe worked as a website developer while finishing college and completed projects for clients such as Disney and Egg.