Ziqi Deng, Co-founder, COO, Resource Fashion

Ziqi is the co-founder of RE(SOURCE), a fashion supply chain 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. She and her co-founder Tatiana raised a first round from Outlander VC and Amino Capital in 2021 and have since then been building the company. Ziqi loves building community and hosting fashion industry events to foster more meaningful conversation on innovations happening in the industry. Her latest SXSW Future of Fashion Summit had over 1000 attendees.