Tag Archive: Pickie

  1. magic-wand
    by Angie Chang

    Gift Smarter: HackXmas Utilizes Social Data So You Give Better Gifts

    Check out Women 2.0 CEO Shaherose Charania’s Pickie gift guide.

    By Sonia Sahney Nagar (Co-Founder & CEO, Pickie)

    Picking out the perfect gift (or even an acceptable gift) is hard. Americans spend about $65 billion on holiday presents every year, and some economists believe much of the billions are wasted because people don’t like what they get.

    Bloomberg recently cited economist Joel Waldfogel

  2. blog_2012-07-11_10am_pickie
    by Angie Chang

    Pickie, The Shopping App For iPads And Co-Founded By CEO Sonia Sahney Nagar, Raises $1M Seed Funding In NYC

    “The world’s first personalized shopping magazine” announces raising $1M seed funding today and launches iPad app.

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

    Pickie, a personalized shopping magazine available on the iPad app store starting today, raised a million dollars from DFJ Gotham, Betaworks, Liberty City Ventures, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, MESA+ and several angel investors including Jon Steinberg, David Tisch, Lars Albright, Andy Miller and Eric Stein.

  3. New-York
    by Angie Chang

    Women Entrepreneurs At Fashion’s Night Out In New York City

    Meet enterprising female founders at the Plum Alley event.

    By Leena Sukumar (Vice President, mySkin)

    I attended a Fashion’s Night Out event in New York co-hosted by Plum Alley, a new venture by Deborah Jackson. Deborah, a champion of women-owned companies, seeks to provide exposure to curated emerging brands founded by women, via limited sales.

    The event was packed with high-energy women dressed fashionably in true New York City style.

  4. IMG_3609
    by Angie Chang

    Exclusive Interview With TechStars NY’s Sonia Sahney Nagar

    Pickie co-founder Sonia Sahney Nagar talks about her digital-meets-retail startup Pickie in NY TechStars.

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

    Women 2.0 talked to TechStars participant Sonia Sahney Nagar, a co-founder and CEO of a personalized shopping magazine for the iPad called Pickie. A former Amazon, Goldman Sachs and Booz & Co employee, Sonia pursued her passion for innovating at the intersection of digital and retail with Pickie in TechStars New York.

    Women 2.0: Congrats on demoing your startup Pickie at TechStars demo day last week! How did you hear about TechStars?

    Sonia Sahney Nagar: One of my co-founders, Ryan,

  5. techstars_NYC
    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: TechStars NYC Spring 2012 Class

    New class of TechStars New York boasts 6 female startup founders out of 14 startups.

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

    Women entrepreneurs heard TechStars’ call for applications earlier this year and as a result, the newly announced TechStars class of entrepreneurs has a better gender ratio than ever.

    Nearly half of the newly announced TechStars startup companies have women founders. TechStars is an accelerator for early-stage startups in cities like New York City, Boston, Boulder and Seattle. The program is mentorship-driven and each company receives $100,000 seed investment through a convertible note (basically a loan that converts into equity when you do a future raise).