Meet Your Founder Friday Hosts For June 2012

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11 cities will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on June 1, 2012 – find one near you!

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

Join us for Founder Friday networking events on June 1, 2012!

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.

These cities are San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, New York and Austin. With the help of our talented Spanish-speaking partner Ellas 2.0, we have brought Founder Friday to Madrid, Barcelona, Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Santiago (Chile).

If you would like to sponsor or host a Founder Friday, please email me. We’re also 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 and Procopio in San Diego.

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

Here are the 11 cities that Founder Friday will be held at on June 1, 2012:

<!– SAN FRANCISCO + LOS ANGELES –!><!– PALO ALTO + NEW YORK CITY –!><!– ORANGE COUNTY + SAN DIEGO –!><!– AUSTIN + WOMEN 2.0 ADVERTORIAL –!><!– MADRID + BARCELONA –!><!– BUENOS AIRES + SANTIAGO –!>

San Francisco


Join Jessica Scorpio of Getaround
on Friday, June 1 in San Francisco, CA.
RSVP here.

Los Angeles

Join Joselle Ho of Miso Media and
Angie Chang of Women 2.0
on Friday, June 1 in Los Angeles, CA.
RSVP here.


Jessica Scorpio
Co-Founder
Getaround

Joselle Ho
Co-Founder &
Creative Director
Miso Media

Angie Chang
Co-Founder &
Editor-in-Chief
Women 2.0

Silicon Valley

Sponsored by:  
Join Rebecca Woodcock of Cake Health
on Friday, June 1 in Palo Alto, CA.
RSVP here.

New York City

Sponsored by:  
Join Jen Bekman of 20×200 and
Deborah Farrington of StarVest partners
on Friday, June 1 in New York, NY.
RSVP here.


Rebecca Woodcock
Co-Founder & CEO
Cake Health

Jen Bekman
Founder & CEO
20×200

Deborah Farrington
Founder & GP
StarVest Partners

Orange County

Join Moon Cho of Ying & Yang Living
on Friday, June 1
in Newport Coast, CA. RSVP here.

San Diego

Sponsored by:  
Join Anjali Cameron of TripLark on Friday, June 1
in San Diego, CA. RSVP here.


Moon Cho
Founder & CEO
Ying & Yang Living

Anjali Cameron
Founder & CEO
TripLark

Austin

Join Carrie Chitsey and Teresa Smetzer
of 3Seventy on Friday, June 1
in Austin, TX. RSVP here.

Get Involved!


Carrie Chitsey
Founder & CEO
3Seventy

Teresa Smetzer
COO
3Seventy

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 Paloma Cabello
of MIT Enterprise Forum Spain on
Friday, June 1 in Madrid, Spain. RSVP here.

Barcelona

Sponsored by:  
Join Eva Martin of Tiendeo on Friday, June 1
in Barcelona, Spain.
RSVP here.


Paloma Cabello
Co-Founder & Trustee
MIT (Massachussets Institute of Technology) Enterprise Forum Spain

Eva Martin
Co-Founder
Tiendeo

Buenos Aires

Sponsored by:   Nextperience Labs
Join Lucila Suárez Battán
of IDEAM and Viviana Zocco of
Grupo VIDA Global on Friday, June 1
in Buenos Aires, Argentina – RSVP here.

Santiago

Join Anne-Sophie Dutat
of Guia Vulevu and
Francisca Varela of Comunicatext
on Friday, June 1 in Santiago, Chile.
RSVP here.


Lucila Suárez Battán
Co-Founder & COO
IDEAM

Viviana Zocco
Founder & CEO
Grupo VIDA Global

Anne-Sophie Dutat
Founder
Guia Vulevu

Francisca Varela
Co-Founder
Comunicatext

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

We are looking forward to seeing you at Founder Friday!

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.