Archive for Movers & Shakers

Meet Our Companies: Wrapadoo

Meet Our Companies: Wrapadoo

Here at Chicklabs, we have a lot of respect for our entrepreneurs. We feel fortunate to be working with a dedicated  group of innovators who are leading some pretty groundbreaking companies. As we navigate their paths to acceleration, we want to introduce our companies and…

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Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

Some see it as failure, we see it as just the beginning

He Failed on ‘Shark Tank’—but So What? Entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff on How Startups Can Compete for Tech Talent by Caitlin Huston via The Wall Street Journal Failing to get funding on “Shark Tank,” the entrepreneurship reality TV show, didn’t sink Jamie Siminoff’s most recent startup….

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One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

One Woman’s Journey From Israel’s Elite Army Corps to Tech Startup Founder

By Gwen Ackerman via Bloomberg.com Marina Orenstein was used to being alone in the ladies room while serving in the Israeli army’s 8200 intelligence corps, the vaunted unit that has spawned countless technology startups including Check Point Software Technologies. Now a mother of two, Orenstein,…

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LuminAID: Providing Light When Disaster Strikes

LuminAID: Providing Light When Disaster Strikes

Toyota and Women in the World honor Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta, co-founders of the LuminAid disaster-relief lights, as Mothers of Invention. Anna Stark beams when describing LuminAID, an inflatable and rechargeable light source she and fellow architecture classmate Andrea Sreshta invented as a class…

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12 Things Successful Women Do Differently

12 Things Successful Women Do Differently

Written by Emma Gray for the Huffington Post Gandhi once said, “Your actions become your habits, your habits become your values, your values become your destiny.” Success takes time, but women who have found success often possess similar traits and motivations. Here are twelve observations…

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An Inside Look at a Founder Hangout with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

An Inside Look at a Founder Hangout with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Jordan Lloyd Bookey, co-founder and “Chief Mom” for Zoobean, recently attended a Founder Hangout with tech superstar Sukhinder Singh Cassidy of JOYUS, the online shopping website that uses the power of video to help visitors discover new apparel, beauty, and lifestyle products. After securing $20 million of…

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Taking a Look at Warby Parker’s Innovative Social Media Strategy (And Why They’re Getting Results)

Taking a Look at Warby Parker’s Innovative Social Media Strategy (And Why They’re Getting Results)

Written by Kim Lachance Shandrow for Entrepreneur.com Some small businesses are getting creative and earning their social media followers’ trust — and their dollars — by ditching the one-way hard sell that’s all too common on Facebook and Twitter. They understand that social-media platforms are fertile ground…

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Movers & Shakers: The Entrepreneur Behind the Fashion Forward Frends Headphones

Movers & Shakers: The Entrepreneur Behind the Fashion Forward Frends Headphones

How can you take plain old headphones and not only give them a unique design, but also make them appealing to one of the most profitable and influential groups: the multi-billion dollar fashion industry and those who partake in it. Like Skullcandy before him, Keir…

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African Woman Tech Entrepreneur Develops Software & Inspires Women

African Woman Tech Entrepreneur Develops Software & Inspires Women

Called the “unofficial headquarters of Kenya’s tech movement,” iHub began in Nairobi as a business incubator and coworking space in 2010. Angela Oduor joined them as intern. Today, she is increasing the ratio of African women in tech. The women Angela met at iHub became fellow co-founders…

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