Tag Archive: Amanda Allen

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    by Angie Chang

    How One Startup Applied, Prepared For And Single-Handedly Won The Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Startup Competition

    How Amanda Allen of NewlyWish discovered, applied to the competition and won the PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition finalist NewlyWish‘s CEO and co-founder Amanda Allen talks about how the past few months of competition began, how excited she was to share the NewlyWish mission with the investor-elite and how she came out on the other end of this experience with a bright future.

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition: ActivityHero, CitizenMade, NewlyWish Nab Awards At PITCH Conference

    Live from PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition –

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    At the 2012 PITCH NYC Conference, the 10 finalists presented live to a panel of investors serving as judges for the PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition. These finalists were selected from over 260 applications for PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition. Over 30 investors as judges evaluated the applications and selected these 10 finalists to present live during Global Entrepreneurship Week for prizes.

  3. women2.0_pitch
    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Follow: 9 CEOs From PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition Finalists

    Out of the 10 finalists for PITCH NYC Startup Competition, 9 of the startups have women CEOs.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    On November 14 in New York, PITCH NYC Conference & Competition is expecting 15 conference speakers – 95% of them women. 100% of the speakers have founded successful startup companies, several of them with million dollar exits!

    10 women-led early-stage startup companies (led by 9 women CEOs

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    by Angie Chang

    Wedding Registries, Newlyweds And NewlyWish: A Founder’s Story

    PITCH NYC 2012 finalist Amanda Allen, founder of NewlyWish, shares the story of quitting her day job with her husband to start NewlyWish. Watch her pitch live on November 14 at PITCH NYC Conference.

    By Amanda Allen (Co-Founder & CEO, NewlyWish)

    A few years ago, my fiancé and I were working in the financial industry and busy planning our wedding, which included the task of creating a registry. While a little reticent about registering – our guests’ presence at our destination wedding was the only thing we really wanted – we were convinced to create a gift registry

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    by Angie Chang

    Top 10 Finalists Announced: PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition, Competition Culminates November 14!

    Join us for PITCH NYC Conference & Competition on November 14.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    The PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition received 275+ applications from over 24 countries. Today, we announce the 10 women-led startups selected by 30 seasoned VCs and angel investors to compete on November 14, 2012 at PITCH NYC for prizes.

    We are excited to introduce the finalists of the 2012 Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Startup Competition (in alphabetical order):