Tag Archive: David Weekly

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2012: Women Entrepreneurs Talk Disruption In Cleantech, Music And Healthcare With High-Growth Startups

    Live from PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition –

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

    At the 2012 PITCH NYC Conference, serial entrepreneur David Weekly moderated a panel of women entrepreneurs who have started ventures in a variety of interesting sectors, from music to health and cleantech.

    Vanessa Stewart (Co-Founder & COO, Soltage) started a renewable energy provider for commercial and industrial clients, putting solar panels on warehouses and manufacturing facilities.

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH Online Judge: David Weekly, Founder Of Mexican.VC

    Apply to PITCH NYC to get in front of investor eyeballs like David Weekly, serial entrepreneur and investor.

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

    With one week left to submit your application for this year’s PITCH 2012 Startup Competition – I’m excited to introduce online application judge David Weekly, founder of PBworks, SuperHappyDevHouse, Hacker Dojo Mexican.VC (acquired by 500 Startups recently) and currently serves as CEO at Gaston Labs.

    David likes to start things and enjoys giving talks and advice to save early-stage entrepreneurs time from making the same mistakes. He is happy to advise and easy to reach. As he says, “I’ll enjoy meeting you. I’ll try to help you. That’s the Silicon Valley way. I won’t expect a favor in return, but I will expect you to help someone else.”

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    by Angie Chang

    3 Things About Mexican Startups That May Surprise Investors

    By Rebecca Lipon (Application & Judges Coordinator, PITCH Competition 2012)

    Last week I trekked up to the Microsoft’s San Francisco campus to see Mexican.VC‘s Demo Day. Mexico is not known for spawning Internet companies, but with our sister site, Ellas 2.0, we wanted to know what is happening in Mexico.

    Mexican.VC styles itself as Silicon Valley’s first “discovery fund” for Mexico, providing an initial $20k capital boost to entrepreneurs. Why is this necessary? Early seed capital is often provided by a US entrepreneur’s credit card, but with limited access to personal credit in developing markets, a third party is needed to provide “discovery capital”. That is the role Mexican.VC is assuming

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    by Angie Chang

    StartupLive Video Interviews From Women 2.0 Conference

    By Arabella Santiago (Executive Director, TechWeek)

    My co-founder, Suzanne Debrunner, and I had the great pleasure of covering the Women 2.0 Conference for our startup, StartupLive, and Women 2.0 media partner, Techweek. The event was full of positive energy and brilliant thinkers and visionaries of startup technology and entrepreneurship.

    Being a woman founder ourselves, we couldn’t help but be captivated by the people and content of the conference. We hope that the videos below help you get to know some of these insightful and engaging startup founders who attended the conference this year.