With MeeGenius apps downloaded over 1.5 million times, MeeGenius co-founder and CEO Wandy Hoh recently raised $2.4M Series A to offer even more digitized children’s stories.
A web developer and entrepreneur, Samantha John wants to change the world.
CEO Nancy MacIntyre of Fingerprint builds apps for children to learn logic and math during mobile play.
After earning an MBA from Columbia, Jocelyn Leavitt founded a commercial real estate company, a vacation home rental company using social networks – and is now working on Hopscotch to help kids learn to code.
Former journalist Elena Favilla co-founded iPad magazine for children (and their parents) Timbuktu and named it after the place that she wanted to go visit when she was a child – Timbuktu!
“It’s a good time to be a female entrepreneur,” says Caitin Berens of Inc.
Skier Michelle Roark’s entrepreneurial career began shortly after returning home from the 2006 Olympics in Turin, Italy.
The long-range, bolt-action rifle that Jeremy Renner’s character “Aaron Cross” uses to take out bad guys on the silver screen was created and built by former San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy-turned-entrepreneur Dave Ives.
The skier, also a football player at the University of Colorado, finished sixth in moguls at the 2006 Olympics and ninth in 2002.
Swimmer Josh Davis earned Olympic glory in 1996 when he was the only male in any sport from any nation to win three gold medals at the Atlanta Games.