Tereza Nemessanyi —Photo by Kristen Jensen
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Forbes Magazine Names Tereza Nemessanyi “One of Ten Female Entrepreneurs to Watch”
New York City tech entrepreneur
is a leader of and voice for
women in similar careers, a
niche many view as the next
wave of women’s economic
Tereza’s 2010 op-ed with Reuters,
“Will the Next Google
be Started by a Woman?”
caused a ripple across the national tech scene and drove new found attention on women and technology. “I believe
in empowering women-led businesses . . . and am the
ONLY tech company doing this,” she says.
Tereza’s leadership is such that Forbes magazine named
her “One of Ten Female Entrepreneurs to Watch” in 2011.
After graduating from the U of Pennsylvania, where she
was initiated by Beta Alpha Chapter, earning a master’s
from Wharton Business School, and holding several career
positions and lots of responsibility, Tereza realized
she needed to start her own company. But what?
That’s when she sent a blind e-survey to friends and the
idea for Honestly Now (www.honestlynow.com) was
launched. The website, apps, and online community
forum are cutting-edge marketing
platforms for small-business owners and people
who are experts in any topic. It is socially
integrated and questions have unique urls for privacy.
“Many people, particularly women,” she says “instinctively
seek advice from others to inform their decisions and
Honestly Now is the interface to get it done. Why make a
mistake if you don’t have to?”