Name: Gina Bianchini
Co-founder, Ning + Founder of Mightybell
What you should know: Gina Bianchini was CEO of Ning, which she co-founded with Marc Andreessen. Since leaving Ning in March 2010, she has been an executive in residence at the Andreesen Horowitz venture firm.
Bianchini re-emerged in September of 2011 as head of a privately-funded Palo Alto start-up called MightyBell, which is offering a social networking app designed for creators of “experiences” to offer step-by-step directions to those who might want to accomplish goals such as running marathons or going on survival expeditions.
Visit her latest venture: http://www.mightybell.com
Twitter Handle: @ginab
By: Glory Edim
Name: Danielle Fong
Co-Founder & Chief Scientist, LightSail Energy
What you should know: Danielle is the co-founder and Chief Scientist at LightSail Energy, making inexpensive, efficient energy storage systems.
”At age 20, Fong co-founded LightSail Energy, which has invented a compressed air storage technology that is scalable, portable, clean and economical. The idea is to make it possible for intermittent sources of renewable energy like solar and wind to go mainstream, and revolutionize power grid design.”
Twitter Handle: @DanielleFong
Credit: Forbes 30 under 30 feature
Digital Girls Club is comprised of bright, savvy internet loving individuals. Naturally, we admire female Internet entrepreneurs. We invite you to follow these impressive DGC-approved twitter handles. Kicking off the series is the female co-founder of Flicker, Caterina Fake.
Name: Caterina Fake
Co-Founder, Flickr & Hunch
What you should know: “Caterina Fake is a co-founder of the photo sharing Web site Flickr, which was sold to Yahoo in early 2005. Since then, Ms. Fake has guided a number of Web products, including Etsy, the online marketplace for crafts and vintage products, Dailybooth, which lets users publish daily photographs of themselves, and Hunch, which finds products and places that a user’s online friends like and then predicts what else the user might like.”
Twitter Handle: @caterina