Showpo has swept this year’s Online Retail Industry Awards, taking out the online retailer of the year award and the best international conqueror, best site optimisation and design, and best social commerce initiative awards to boot.
Of the 100 names on this year’s Young Rich List, published by the AFR, exactly half of them made their wealth in the finance and tech sectors.
Mark Baartse has helped double Showpo’s revenue since joining the company as Chief Marketing Officer just over 12 months ago.
Jane Lu was part of a stunt, created by a joint partnership between Samsung and Questacon to close the growing STEM gap in Australia.
While we know Showpo for its millennial fashion and social media presence, Lu has been working behind the scenes on something that is sure to turn heads.
The number of female tech startup founders in Australia is growing slowly but steadily, increasing from 16 percent in 2011 to 19 percent in 2013, with only a fifth of these founders coming from a tech background.