PITCH NYC 2012 Mentors

Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Conference & Competition 2012

A Collaborative Forum For Entrepreneurs

November 14, 2012 – Manhattan Center – New York, NY



This is a chance for PITCH NYC conference attendees to connect with successful entrepreneurs, startup executives and potential investors over lunch on November 14, 2012 at lunchtime. Get honest feedback on your idea, or your startup in motion. Make this the start of business relationships that can be long term. Make the most of your time with our roster of talented, successful and well-connected mentors.

Lunchtime mentoring signup are on a first-come first-serve basis after you purchase a PITCH NYC Conference ticket. Limited seats are available, so get your ticket to join us at PITCH NYC Conference now!

After you register for the conference, we will follow up via email with a link to sign up for lunchtime mentoring. Seats are limited.

You will receive your confirmation of mentorship table number when you arrive on Wednesday morning to PITCH NYC Conference.

Topics for mentoring are:

  • Funding (bootstrapping, angel, seed, beyond)
  • Growth (managing change, getting out of startup mode)
  • Idea generation, testing and validation
  • Lean startup practices
  • Product marketing (getting the word out, social media, creating buzz)
  • Team dynamics (selecting co-founders, building a culture)
  • Product design (design is the killer winner, best practices)

About the Lunchtime Mentors at PITCH NYC 2012 (November 14, 2012)

Adam Quinton
(Managing Director, Golden Seeds)

Amy Vernon
(General Manager, Social Marketing, Internet Media Labs)

Anna Khan
(Venture Investor, Bessemer Venture Partners

Anneke Jong
(Founding Team, Bread)

Annie Kadavy
(Venture Investor, Charles River Ventures)

Brian Dixon
(Associate, Kapor Capital)

Daphne Kis
(Managing Director, Golden Seeds)

David Weekly
(CEO, Oha.na)

Deborah Jackson
(Founder & CEO, Plum Alley)

Elena Haliczer
(Director of Product, The Huffington Post)

Frank Harris
(Group Product Manager, Etsy)

Hana Chang
(Emerging Business Lead, GeoCommerce, Google)

Jeanne Sullivan
(General Partner, StarVest Partners)

Jennifer van der Meer
(Adviser, Luminary Labs)

Jeremy Horn
(Senior Director, Viacom)

Kelly Hoey
(Co-Founder, Women Innovate Mobile)

Laurel Touby
(Founder, Mediabistro)

Lizzy Klein
(VP Product, Seamless.com)

Mark Peter David
(CEO, Kohort & Venture Partner, High Peaks Venture Partners)

Niamh Bushnell
(CEO, MarketSprint & Investor, Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator)

Nihal Mehta
(Co-Founder & CEO, LocalResponse)

Rahul Gandhi
(Principal, High Peaks Venture Partners)

Shane Lennon
(CMO, VirtualCMO)

Sloane Davidson
(SVP Digital Marketing, Lippe Taylor)

Steven Schlafman
(Principal, Lerer Ventures)

Suzanne Xie (Founder & CEO, Hullabalu)

Taylor Davidson
(Senior Associate, kbs+ Ventures)

Veronika Sonsev
(CEO, inSparq)

Vivek Sharma
(Co-Founder & CEO, Movable Ink)