Tag Archive: Sarah McIlroy

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    by Angie Chang

    L’Oréal Supports Women Entrepreneurs, Offers $25k Cash Prize

    L’Oréal will award one finalist team at the PITCH NYC Conference & Competition a $25,000 cash prize!

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

    This year, we’ve seen an energetic new wave of businesses focused on the female market, thanks to the L’Oréal Women In Digital Program which put a stake in the ground, focusing on women working in technology and digital marketing by providing recognition, testing opportunities and recruitment opportunities from the beauty industry.

    Recently, the L’Oréal Women in Digital Program awarded five women entrepreneurs identified as pioneers in the new beauty industry: Bettina Hein (Founder & CEO, Pixibility), Doreen Bloch (Founder & CEO, Poshly), Kathryn Minshew (Founder, The Daily Muse), Sarah McIlroy (Founder & CEO, FashionPlaytes) and

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    by Angie Chang

    Entrepreneurs Work The Second Shift: Interview With Sarah McIlroy, Founder Of FashionPlaytes

    By Doreen Bloch (Author, The Coolest Startups in America)

    Sarah McIlroy is an entrepreneur based near Boston (specifically Salem, MA) who launched FashionPlaytes over three years ago. FashionPlaytes’s first product enabled girls to design clothing through FashionPlaytes’s online tools and then purchase and receive the customized garments.

    She has raised over $5 million in venture capital for the business, after leaving a steady job and having a house full with three children.

    I interviewed her

  3. Coolest Startups in America
    by Angie Chang

    The Coolest Startups In America (Featuring Women Entrepreneurs)

    By Doreen Bloch (Author, The Coolest Startups in America)

    I am ecstatic to debut on Women 2.0 the launch of my first book, The Coolest Startups in America.

    Women 2.0 is a revered space online to inform people about accomplishments by women in the startup community; through my book, I bring a similar mission to the offline world – informing mainstream audiences, who may be new to the world of innovation, all about the incredible startups all around the US and why they should care.