Whether you’re 15 or 50, you can learn a thing or two from the 20-something entrepreneur behind 99dresses.
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By Kim-Mai Cutler (Writer, TechCrunch)
I would normally rather have a root canal instead of write about the issue of women in technology. I just find most essays on this really tedious and obvious. (Sorry Alexia.)
But I do want to point one thing out. When I went to my first Y Combinator Demo Day three years ago, there was one woman. At this week’s Demo Day, there were six companies with one or all female founders among the 66 startups in the class.
I’m going to keep this post simple. No complaining.
Female-founded fashion startup launches out of Y Combinator Demo Day.
By Simone Brummelhuis (Founder, TheNextWomen)
Australian entrepreneur Nikki Durkin has re-launched 99Dresses at the Y Combinator Winter 2012 Demo Day. Tech pundits Robert Scoble and Ben Parr (former editor at Mashable) have already named 99Dresses their favourite company to come out of Y Combinator’s Winter 2012 program.
Nikki Durkin, Founder of 99Dresses, said Y Combinator had helped provide the perfect platform for their global expansion.
“The last three months in Mountain View, California, have been a tremendous experience for myself and the talented