Tag Archive: Sonia Sahney Nagar

  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

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    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.

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    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,

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    by Angie Chang

    Why You Should Build Your Own “CEO Club” (Networking)

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

    I can’t take credit for this idea, but I think it’s fantastic. I recently attended Arianna Huffington and Donna Karan’s WIE conference in New York (Women Inspiration Enterprise). My startup, Smarketplaces, was invited to participate in a pitch event that happened at the end of day one, and I decided to show up early (very early) to catch the full day of speakers. It was definitely worth the Sunday morning early-wake-up, the conference brought together an interesting mix of fashionistas, social enterprisers and politicos (within a span of 2-hours I saw the co-founder of Jimmy Choo and Nancy Pelosi speak).