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Meet Your Founder Friday Hosts For May 2012 – New Cities Launching: Orange County, San Diego, Buenos Aires & Santiago!

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11 cities will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events in May – find one near you!

By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)

We have some exciting news! We are launching new cities for Founder Friday! Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks among aspiring entrepreneurs, current entrepreneurs and investors in innovative cities around the world.

Founder Friday events are currently hosted in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, New York, Austin, Madrid and Barcelona. We are happy to announce this month the launch of two new US cities in California – San Diego and Orange County.

With our partner Ellas 2.0, we will be launching in May two new cities in Latin America – Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Santigo (Chile).

We’re looking for successful female founders of technology startups to highlight – if you or someone you know is interested, contact me at [email protected].

Special thanks to our sponsors Makovsky + Company in New York, Procopio in San Diego, Moritz in Barcelona (Spain), Nextperience Labs in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Utopicus in Madrid (Spain) -

 

If you are interested in sponsoring any of our cities, please contact me at [email protected].

We are looking forward to seeing you at Founder Friday!

Here are the 11 cities that Founder Friday will be held at in May 2012:

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San Francisco

Join Julia Hartz of Eventbrite and
Susan Koger from ModCloth on Friday, May 4
in San Francisco, CA – RSVP here.

Silicon Valley

Join Claire Hough of Citrus Lane and
Pooja Sankar of Piazza on Friday, May 4
in Palo Alto, CA – RSVP here.


Julia Hartz
Co-Founder & President
Eventbrite

Susan G. Koger
Co-Founder & CCO
ModCloth

Claire Hough
Co-Founder & CTO
Citrus Lane

Pooja Sankar
Founder & CEO
Piazza

Los Angeles

Join Jennifer Beall of Clean Bee Baby and
Raychel Espiritu of Realdancers on Friday, May 4
in Los Angeles, CA – RSVP here.

New York City

Sponsored by:  
Join Cheryl Yeoh of Reclip.It and Eloise Bune of Gracious Eloise on Friday, May 4
in New York, NY – RSVP here.


Jennifer Beall
Founder & CEO
Clean Bee Baby

Raychel Espiritu
Founder
Realdancers

Cheryl Yeoh
Founder & CEO
Reclip.It

Eloise Bune
Founder & CEO
Gracious Eloise

Orange County

Join Kristen Nedopak of Fight Class and
Yaneth Acosta of SkinMetro on Thursday, May 3
in Newport Coast, CA – RSVP here.

San Diego

Sponsored by:  
Join Adriana Herrera of Fashioning Change and
Melani Gordon of Tap Hunter on Friday, May 4
in San Diego, CA – RSVP here.


Kristen Nedopak
Founder & Host
Fight Class

Yaneth Acosta
Co-Founder
SkinMetro

Adriana Herrera
Founder & CEO
Fashioning Change

Melani Gordon
Co-Founder & CEO
Tap Hunter

Austin

Join Karen Bantuveris of VolunteerSpot and
Mellie Price of Source Spring on Friday, May 4
in Austin, TX – RSVP here.

Get Involved!

 


Karen Bantuveris
Founder & CEO
VolunteerSpot

Mellie Price
Founder & MP
Source Spring
If you would like to be a host or sponsor of a Founder Friday, contact us at [email protected].If you would like to write about your experience attending a Founder Friday, contact us at [email protected]

Madrid

Sponsored by:  

Join Izanami Martínez of NonaBox and
Marina Zaliznyak of Wiseri on Friday, May 4
in Madrid, Spain – RSVP here.

Barcelona

Sponsored by:  
Join Begoña Mardaras of Deluxe & Vintage and
Raquel Iglesias of TOTFAN Games on Friday,
May 4 in Barcelona, Spain – RSVP here.


Izanami Martínez
Founder
Nonabox

Marina Zaliznyak
Founder
Wiseri

Begoña Mardaras
Co-Founder
Deluxe & Vintage

Raquel Iglesias
Co-Founder
TOTFAN Games

Buenos Aires

Sponsored by:  
Join María Laura García of Global News and
Sally Buberman of Wormhole IT on Friday, May 4
in Buenos Aires, Argentina – RSVP here.

Santiago

Join Constanza Díaz of Hecho Para Ti and
Marta Cruz of Nextperience on Friday,
May 11 in Santiago, Chile – RSVP here.


María Laura García
Founder & CEO
Global News

Sally Buberman
Co-Founder
Wormhole IT

Constanza Díaz
Co-Founder
Hecho Para Ti

Marta Cruz
Co-Founder
Nextperience

Thanks to the Kauffman Foundation for being our corporate sponsor and one of our early supporters!

Sepideh (“Sepi”) Nasiri is Director of All Things Offline at Women 2.0. Sepi started her career as a Managing Editor of a LA Global Magazine out of college. The written word has always been her passion. She is an avid technology enthusiast and a board member of several non-profits due to her passion for philanthropy. She is currently an advisor to several early-stage startups. Sepi launched her first app The Date Saver Platinum in 2010, a clean tech mobile app. Follow her on Twitter at @SepidehN.