Women thriving in tech start-ups: Secret behind great working relationship

Ms Melissa Lou (left) and Ms Jacqueline Ye founded Delegate, a free online marketplace launched in 2015 for people who are planning events to source venues and vendors. The start-up received US$1 million (S$1.36 million) from institutional investors
Ms Melissa Lou (left) and Ms Jacqueline Ye founded Delegate, a free online marketplace launched in 2015 for people who are planning events to source venues and vendors. The start-up received US$1 million (S$1.36 million) from institutional investors in pre-seed funding in January.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

One question that Ms Melissa Lou, 30, and Ms Jacqueline Ye, 32, who founded online marketplace Delegate, get asked a lot is: How often do they fight?

Ms Lou said: "We often get asked the question that, as women, are there more conflicts because women tend to be emotional."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 08, 2019, with the headline 'Secret behind great working relationship'. Subscribe