Co-founder & COO | RE(SOURCE) | Brooklyn, New York, United States
Ziqi Deng is the co-founder of RE(SOURCE), a fashion supply chain tech startup that revolutionizes global fashion production. Coming from a fashion manufacturing family in China, she graduated from Duke in 2019 with a dual degree in Statistics and Public Policy. She started her entrepreneurial journey soon after a short consulting career at Deloitte Consulting, where she was the winner of Startup Deloitte 2021. She and her co-founder raised a first round from Outlander VC, Amino Capital and a few angels in 2021, with the last valuation round cap at 11 million. In the first year of business, they have reached a 1-million revenue level, demonstrating her sharp business acumen and strong execution ability.
Ziqi is a member of Forbes Business Council, Founders Network, Launch House and On Deck Fellow. She was the guest of multiple podcasts including Superstition, Verve, Start Scale Succeed and Unfiltered Fashion Talks. She won the business leader of 2023 award. Ziqi also hosts fashion industry events frequently. Her events with All Birds at NYFW 2022 were sold out at 150+ attendees and her 2023 SXSW Future of Fashion Summit is expecting 1000+ attendees.