Press Release

Startup Strategies: Asian Women on the Forefront


New York, NY (February 26, 2014) – Asian Women in Business (AWIB) will be hosting a panel discussion, “Startup Strategies: Asian Women on the Forefront” on Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Google, 76 Ninth Avenue, NYC. 

Asian Women entrepreneurs at various stages of business development have no doubt contributed to New York’s growing status as a startup capital, allowing it to join the ranks of Boston and San Francisco as one of the three leading technology centers in the United States. Hear the insider view on what it’s it’s like to start, raise startup capital, get funded and thrive in a range of industries. This discussion will highlight Asian Women entrepreneurs who have seized opportunities and have raised capital in New York’s Silicon Alley.

What are the challenges? How did they position themselves to be attractive to investors? How have they differentiated themselves? Can they succeed?

Our panel of entrepreneurs include:

  • Sonpreet Bhatia, Co-Founder, Chief Product and Technology Officer, MyCityWay; a platform that helps businesses deliver personalized mobile experiences and highly targeted engagement.
  • Lily Liu, Co-founder and CEO, PublicStuff: a system to let citizens make real-time requests to their local governments for public services.
  • Wendy Nguyen, Co-founder and CEO, HealthyOut: a smart meal recommender that allows New Yorkers to quickly locate healthy meals at local restaurants.
  • Angela Lee,educator, angel investor and Founder of 37 Angels: an angel investment network and training boot camp for women investors,will be moderating the event.

Registration is free and AWIB members receive priority registration due to limited space. Join today to reserve a space at an event that is sure to get your creative entrepreneurial juices flowing. Light refreshments will be provided. 

RSVP today and join other like-minded entrepreneurial thinkers to hear how these innovative women have built and funded their respective startup businesses. Registration can be completed by going online to or  by calling 212.868.1368 or emailing

Founded in 1995, Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB, a dynamic organization, has expanded its mission to address identified needs and issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian Americans. AWIB also serves on various tasks forces and boards to promote the inclusion of minority and women owned businesses and professionals. Visit us at




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