Tag Archive: Susan Gregg Koger

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Follow In Fashion Tech Entrepreneurship

    From ModCloth to Moda Operandi, these tech startups in the fashion space are founded by women to watch.

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

    Democratizing fashion has never been so venture-fundable.

    With successes like Gilt Group and Ideeli, “a lot of women go to Harvard with the intent of working on the business side of fashion” said Snapette founder and CEO Sarah Paiji.

    Earlier this year, Xconomy proclaimed that “early successes coming out of Harvard, embodied by flash sale company Gilt Groupe, cofounded by Alexandra Wilkis Wilson and Alexis Maybank (both HBS ’04), seemed to have created an energy

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    by Angie Chang

    Am I The Female Zuckerberg? No, I’m The Next Busque.

    By Leah Busque (Founder, TaskRabbit)

    Editor’s note: TaskRabbit Founder Leah Busque will be speaking at the PITCH Conference on February 14, 2012 in Mountain View, CA. Get your ticket now!

    We’ve all been compared to someone at some point. It’s often a physical comparison — “you look just like so and so!” — but sometimes it’s a reflection of similar personality traits, mannerisms, or behavior. However, it’s not often that someone is compared to one of the most famous people in the world. But, that’s the situation I found myself in a few weeks ago.

    The best way to sum up my reaction when I first saw my head on Mark Zuckerberg’s body in the December 2011 issue of San Francisco Magazine — surprised. I’m confident

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    by Angie Chang

    Where Are The Women In Forbes “30 Under 30″?

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

    This morning, Forbes announced their annual “30 Under 30″ lists, launching a cavalcade of public congratulations for the named, and also leaving many women in tech wondering “where are the women?” in Forbes lists?

    24-year old Danielle Fong holds top billing in the “30 Under 30″ for energy (and will be speaking at Women 2.0′s PITCH Conference). In the “30 Under 30″ for social & mobile, 29-year old Clara Shih (Co-Founder, Hearsay Social) announced her seat on Starbuck’s board last week. No doubt women are blazing trails in technology, business and innovation.

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    by Managing Editor

    Married Couples Run Sugar, ModCloth and Other Tech Startups

    By Jon Swartz (Contributor, USA TODAY)

    When Brian Sugar ponders an executive decision at his high-tech startup here, all he has to do for quick advice is instant-message his business partner -— on the other end of the living-room couch.

    His wife, Lisa Sugar, agrees that their 5-year-old online women’s network, aptly named Sugar, should make a key personnel move. In between shop talk, they comment on the San Francisco Giants game they’re watching on TV, after tucking the kids into bed.

    Unconventional, yes, but this tech tandem has thrived.