FOUNDER & CEO, NEWME ACCELERATOR @abenton
Age: 32 Bona fides: One of the only players providing strategy and content for African-Americans in new media. Bragging rights: Her NewMe Accelerator, an incubator for minority-run start-ups, is backed by Google and venture cap giant Andreessen Horowitz.
FOUNDER & CEO, MIGHTYBELL @ginab
Age: 41 Claim to fame: Stanford alum founded Ning, an early social network, with Netscape's Marc Andreessen. Current gig: Runs Mightybell, a platform for creating communities of social networks. Power pal: Sheryl Sandberg, whose Lean In Circles operate on Mightybell.