Female Founder Feature: Priyanka Raha – PopSmart Kids

Priyanka Raha is the CEO of PopSmart Kids, an educational technology startup. The company was founded earlier this year and has been a big proponent of promoting Digital Citizenship through the company’s newsletters and media posts. The first app is a collaborative story-writing app for children that will launch in January 2019. Recently, Priyanka has […] [...]




Female Founder Feature: Frances Dewing – Rubica

Frances Dewing is the CEO of Rubica, a cyber security startup whose mission is to protect individuals’ ‘digital rights’ and ultimately reduce the incidence of cybercrime. Rubica launched back in December 2016 and is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. Since launching, Rubica has closed on $5.6M of investment on January 4, 2017, has offices in San […] [...]




Female Founder Feature: Yasmin Ali – Skillspire

Yasmin Ali is the founder and CEO of Skillspire, an education startup that offers technology boot camps and specifically targets immigrants, refugees and women. Skillspire launched back in April 2016 and is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Since launching, Skillspire has five employees and classes are largely taught by part-time instructors who work in technology and […] [...]




Ready Set Raise Class of ’18: Laura Oden – Pandere Shoes

Laura Oden is the founder and CEO of Pandere Shoes, a startup that has created expandable shoes. Pandere Shoes launched in June 2016 and is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. Learn more about Laura and her company by reading our interview below. Tell us a little about Pandere Shoes? What inspired you to start the company? […] [...]




Ready Set Raise Class of ’18: Elaine Kwon – Chanlogic

Elaine Kwon is the founder and CEO of Chanlogic, Global SaaS product for eCommerce channel managers. Chanlogic launched this year and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Learn more about Elaine Kwon and her company by reading our interview below. Tell us a little about Chanlogic? What inspired you to start the company? Chanlogic was partially […] [...]




Ready Set Raise Class of ’18: Alexa Anthony – MagicAI

Alexa Anthony is the founder and CEO of MagicAI, an artificial intelligence company for livestock care. MagicAI launched in June 2017 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Learn more about Alexa and her company by reading our interview below. Tell us a little about MagicAI? What inspired you to start the company? Animals are such […] [...]




Ready Set Raise Class of ’18: Somya Kaushik – EsqMe

Somya Kaushik is the founder and CEO of EsqMe, a document marketplace for lawyers, by lawyers. EsqMe launched in 2017 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Learn more about Somya and her company by reading our interview below. Tell us a little about EsqMe? What inspired you to start the company? EsqMe is […] [...]




Ready Set Raise Class of ’18: Mim Ingvarson – MoxieReader

Mim Ingvarson is the founder and CEO of MoxieReader, is technology that improves child literacy. Moxie Reader launched in 2017 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Learn more about Mim and her company by reading our interview below. Tell us a little about MoxieReader? What inspired you to start the company? Two thirds […] [...]




Ready Set Raise Class of ’18: Lori-Lee Emshey – FutureSight AR

Lori-Lee Emshey is the founder and CEO of FutureSight AR, an augmented reality product for engineering, procurement, and construction companies. FutureSight AR launched in 2017 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Learn more about Lori-Lee and her company by reading our interview below. Tell us a little about FutureSight AR? What inspired you to start […] [...]




Ready Set Raise Class of ’18: Sandra Johnson – geeRemit

Sandra Johnson is the founder and CEO of geeRemit, a logistics-free global remittance mobile app based on blockchain. The company’s mission to resolve all location-based logistical issues, as the transactions are done via mobile phones. Sandra also has an impressive STEM background. She is one of the first African-American women to earn a Ph.D. in […] [...]