A treasure trove of tips, predictions and insight from the conference’s keynote speaker, Marc Andreessen, in conversation with Ruchi Sanghvi, co-founder of Cove and first female engineer at Facebook.
by Salem Kimble (Manager, Online Strategies, BetterWorld Telecom)
Women 2.0 is leading the charge in the world of technology for connecting women with opportunity and each other. But the timing is ripe for this conversation everywhere; including at the Stanford Computer Science department, where two female undergrads, Ellora Israni and Ayna Agarwal looked around and thought – where are all the women in engineering and computer science majors? How do we connect female high school students and undergraduates in college with the inspiration and encouragement to go for a career in this field?
PITCH NYC applicants – here’s your chance to access one of the Valley’s most prominent venture capitalists!
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
The prize for Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Startup Competition got even better – today we are announcing one of the prizes for the winner of PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition: a meeting with the iconic Marc Andreessen, co-founder of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.
Marc Andreessen co-created the influential Mosaic Internet browser and co-founded Netscape, which sold to AOL for $4.2 billion. He also co-founded Loudcloud, sold to HP for $1.6 billion. He pioneered a software category used by more than a billion people and established multiple billion-dollar companies.