Tag Archive: DocPons

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: PITCH Finalists (Where Are They Now?)

    Women 2.0 PITCH startup competitions finalists continue to impress over the years.

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

    After the years ago by, we wonder “Where are they now?”

    The finalists for the last 5 years of PITCH startup competition have gone to impress us with their mettle and ability to adapt and evolve. Some are still working on the same startup, while some have pivoted or moved on to another venture or business opportunity.

    Here are female founders who have placed as finalists for the Women 2.0 PITCH startup competitions, and gone on to a variety of impressive and interesting things:

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    by Angie Chang

    Where Are They Now? The 2012 PITCH Finalists Today

    We check in with previous PITCH finalists Tiny Review and DocPons founders on their ventures.

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

    PITCH 2012 winner Melissa Miranda (Co-Founder, Tiny Review) reports “everything is going well! We got so much out of PITCH. The opportunity to be up on stage reaching such a great audience of fellow entrepreneurs and investors was energizing. After presenting on stage and seeing the reactions of the 1000 people in the audience, there was no doubt that we had to focus on personal expression as opposed to reviews. We decided to redesign the app and we’re excited about where this is going.”

    Finalist Dr. Susan Nicholas, Founder and CEO of DocPons

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    by Angie Chang

    4 Myths About Female-Founded Startups Debunked By 2012 PITCH Competition Finalists

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

    Women 2.0 PITCH Conference culminated in a PITCH Startup Competition five months in the making. Online applications were judged by representatives from 20 VC firms to select our finalists.

    Our finalists demonstrated exactly what we at Women 2.0 have been saying for a while – women are starting companies outside the “pink-collar” space with varied backgrounds at different life stages targeting every phase of the investment cycle.

    Here are 4 myths our finalists annihilated:

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    by Angie Chang

    Friday Roundup: All Things PITCH-Related, And Then Some…

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

    Thanks to everyone who joined us for the fifth annual Women 2.0 PITCH Conference & Competition on Valentine’s Day.

    For those who missed it, the PITCH conference rocked the house. Here are 9 lessons learned from the day, as well as a guy’s perspective on Women 2.0 moving the needle for women entrepreneurs.

    The day was filled with love and startups, as speakers like Facebook’s Katie Mitic reminding us that the job is only 1% done – building tech products is a labor of love and passion.

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    by Angie Chang

    The Daily Muse Names Five Startups To Watch From PITCH 2012

    By Adrian Granzella Larssen (Writer, The Daily Muse)

    When Shaherose Charania came to Silicon Valley from Canada a decade ago, she was shocked to find that the start-up scene was overwhelmingly male. So, she turned her awe into action, and co-founded Women 2.0, a network and media company for female entrepreneurs.

    Fast forward to today: What started as a “connector network meeting over cheap Trader Joe’s wine” at her co-founder’s house has evolved into a massive international organization. Now, Charania has seen and helped over 300 early-stage

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    by Angie Chang

    Women Founders’ Valentine’s Day PITCH

    By Chitra Rakesh (Writer, Mountain View Patch)

    Some of the smartest women in Silicon Valley – and beyond – celebrated women entrepreneurs on Valentine’s Day at the in Mountain View.

    Women 2.0, an organization committed to increase the number of female founders of tech startups, held its fifth annual PITCH Conference & Competition on Tuesday, February 14. The turnout far exceeded expectations and the event sold-out with 1000 participants.

    The competition received 172 applications from 12

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    by Angie Chang

    Meet The Winning 2012 Women 2.0 PITCH Competition Teams

    By Patricia Araque (Co-Founder, Ellas 2.0)

    The 2012 Women 2.0 PITCH Conference has proved to be so impressive that a thousand people, mostly women, gathered yesterday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA to hear inspiring presentations by entrepreneurs.

    Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake and ZipCar co-founder Robin Chase headlined a day full of talent, ideas, networking and world-changing aspirations to innovate with great products.

    Here are the four winning teams from the 2012 PITCH Startup Competition:

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    by Angie Chang

    2012 PITCH Startup Competition Finalists Announced

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

    The run-up to Women 2.0 PITCH Conference on February 14, 2012 is defined by Women 2.0’s fifth annual Startup Competition for early-stage tech startups.

    Watch the finalists of the 2012 Women 2.0 Startup Competition pitch live on February 14. Hear first-hand feedback from panels of real investors on what makes a successful pitch for investment.

    Here are the 10 finalists of the 2012 Women 2.0 PITCH Startup Competition: