The Voice Newspaper reports that the successful online ticketing platform Shoobs, has launched in America.
Shoobs founder and CEO Louise Broni-Mensah has just launched the platform in New York and plans to eventually launch the platform in other cities across the country.
Funding for Shoobs has come from a number of investors, including Y Combinator, a competitive accelerator programme in Silicon Valley, making her the first black woman to receive funding from the well-renowned incubator. She has also secured funding from Morgan Stanley investment bank.
“I appreciate that I am breaking glass ceilings in what I’m doing but I am fiercely ambitious so I’ve never allowed, you know, the fact that I don’t necessarily fit the ideal model for a tech founder to stop me in my tracks and neither should anybody else.”