Thursday, December 4, 2014

Learn How This Women’s College Alumna Launched a Tech Startup

I enjoyed reading this blog entry “Shaan Kandawalla '98 Shares Story of Launching a Tech Startup with New York Times Blog” and know you will as well.

“In a New York Times blog called You’re the Boss: The Art of Running a Small Business, a recent article profiles Shaan Kandawalla ’98, founder and CEO of two-year-old PlayDate Digital, a company that produces educational games for small children.

In the profile, with its accompanying video, Kandawalla speaks about some of the assumptions she faced as a woman launching and running a tech startup, especially when early in the process she became pregnant and had a child. As the Times reports, she was working “day and night” to get partners and others lined up behind her vision. “I think I was eight and a half months pregnant when I did a final pitch at Hasbro,” Kandawalla tells the Times; she clinched the deal a week before her daughter was born.”

Continue reading here.

Learn more about this women’s college, located in Wellesley, MA, Wellesley College here.

Congratulations Shaan Kandawalla . . . Way To Go!

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