Tag Archive: PITCH NYC 2012

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    by Angie Chang

    Life’s Biggest Challenges Are Your Best Business School

    EatDrinkJobs is one of the 10 startups pitching onstage at PITCH NYC Conference & Competitionget your $300 conference pass to join Women 2.0 on November 14.

    By Julie Lerner (Founder, EatDrinkJobs)

    Everything I learned about entrepreneurship started with three words… “you have cancer.”

    My sudden diagnosis turned each day into a gift and at a very young age, this harrowing journey taught me more than I ever expected to learn about life, true grit, and making things happen.

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    by Angie Chang

    Facebook Director Of Global Agency Relations Sarah Personette To Keynote At PITCH NYC 2012 Conference (November 14)

    PITCH NYC 2012 Conference welcomes Facebook’s Sarah Personette to the stage next Wednesday in New York!

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

    We are excited to announce that Facebook’s Director of Global Agency Relations Sarah Personette will be delivering a keynote eat PITCH NYC Conference. She joins keynote speakers Geraldine Laybourne (Founder, Oxygen Network), Fran Maier (Founder, Match.com and TRUSTe) and Sandy Lerner (Founder, Cisco and Urban Decay) on November 14.

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    by Angie Chang

    PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition Finalist Learns From Launching Product Who Her Customers Really Are

    “Every piece of validation… is a huge lift.”

    By Andi Gillentine (Co-Founder & COO, Whit.li)

    Have you ever had the experience of reading a review online – for a book, a hotel or a restaurant – and wanted to know if you were “like” the reviewer? Not if you lived in the same place, were the same age, or bought the same gift for someone else, but if you were really alike, deep down. Me too, and so have all of the founders of Whit.li. This was our inspiration moment.

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    by Angie Chang

    Get Introduced To Startup Ecosystem Leaders At PITCH NYC 2012 – NY Tech Meetup, 85 Broads, Girl Develop It, Springboard Enterprises, Pipeline Fellowship, Startup Weekend, Girls Who Code, Golden Seeds

    Representatives from organizations will be attending PITCH NYC 2012.

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

    We are a little more than a week away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York – a full day of successful women entrepreneurs speaking about starting up and going big!

    Along with mentoring at lunchtime, we will be introduced to the startup ecosystem in New York on November 14 during lunch by:

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    by Angie Chang

    Adafruit Industries Founder Limor Fried Speaking At PITCH NYC Conference On November 14

    November 14′s PITCH Conference speakers include Adafruit Industries founder Limor Fried.

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

    We are just 8 days away Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York featuring a full day of successful women entrepreneurs as speakers. Meet Limor Fried, founder at Adafruit Industries.

    Limor will be in the MAKER panel with Roominate’s Alice Brooks, GoldieBlox’s Debbie Sterling and Everpurse’s Liz Salcedo.

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    by Angie Chang

    Songkick Co-Founder Busts Your Anxieties

    Planning and skepticism certainly have their place, but don’t let too much thinking hold you back.

    By Jessica Stillman (Contributing Writer, Women 2.0)

    Michelle You has simple advice for founders – just go for it. Founding companies is second only to, perhaps, sky diving when it comes to terror, which is why Michelle You, co-founder of Songkick, offers advice to those starting up that’s also remarkably applicable to those jumping out of airplanes – close your eyes and leap.

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    by Angie Chang

    Get Mentored During Lunch At PITCH NYC Conference On November 14

    November 14′s PITCH Conference will hold mentoring over lunch.

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

    We have over two dozen mentors joining us on November 14 at PITCH NYC Conference – have face time with them over lunch!

    From investors to entrepreneurs, from product experts to marketing gurus, our mentors will cover topics from funding to growth, idea generation to lean startup practices, from product marketing to product design, these mentors will be coming

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    by Angie Chang

    GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling Joins MAKER Panel At PITCH Conference (November 14)

    November 14′s PITCH Conference speakers include Stanford engineer Debbie Sterling, founder of GoldieBlox.

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

    We are two weeks away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York City!

    GoldieBlox Founder and CEO Debbie Sterling is joining the MAKER panel with Roominate’s Alice Brooks, Everpurse’s Liz Salcedo and Adafruit Industries’ Limor Fried. These women entrepreneurs have run successful Kickstarter campaigns with extraordinary results

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    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0 Giveaway: One Conference Ticket To PITCH NYC 2012 A Day Will Be Given Away To A Lucky Tweeter

    Tweet to win a free conference pass to Women 2.0 PITCH NYC 2012!

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

    We at Women 2.0 are really excited for our PITCH NYC Conference & Competition coming up on November 14. Keynote speakers are female founders of Match.com, Cisco, Oxygen Network, Urban Decay. Talks and panels feature women entrepreneurs who have run successful Kickstarter projects and grown their companies from the ground up.

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    by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: Six Female CTOs Leading Startups

    Check out these six up-and-coming women entrepreneurs and CTOs.

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

    We at Women 2.0 have been compiling a long list of female CTOs and technical women leaders. This week, we highlight some recent additions to the list, including a handful of PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition finalists that will be pitching on November 14 in NYC at the Women 2.0 conference.

    Here are six women entrepreneurs to watch who all happen to be the trail-blazing CTOs of their up-and-coming startups:

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    by Angie Chang

    (Infographic) Women Entrepreneurs Lead The Way At Women 2.0

    Did you know Cisco and Match.com were started by women?

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

    We are excited for a full day of women entrepreneurs, executives and investors gathering on November 14, 2012 in New York City for PITCH NYC Conference & Competition). A whopping 15 speakers are anticipated, with 93% of them women and 40% with engineering backgrounds. Of course, all of the speakers have founded successful startup companies, several of them with million dollar exits!

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    by Angie Chang

    DailyWorth CEO Amanda Steinberg Speaking At Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Conference On November 14

    November 14′s PITCH Conference speakers include DailyWorth founder and CEO Amanda Steinberg.

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

    We are just weeks away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York featuring a full day of successful women entrepreneurs as speakers. Meet CEO Amanda Steinberg, founder at DailyWorth.

    Amanda will be presenting a case study about user acquisition alongside women entrepreneurs and executives

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    by Angie Chang

    Mediabistro’s Laurel Touby Will Be A Live Judge At PITCH NYC Conference On November 14

    PITCH NYC 2012 live competition judges include exited entrepreneur now investor/advisor Laurel Touby of Mediabistro fame!

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

    We’re a few weeks away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York – join us for a day full of successful women entrepreneurs sharing their stories of starting up and going big. Meet Laurel Touby, founder of Mediabistro. She sold her company to Jupitermedia for $23 million in July 2007 and is now investing in and advising various startups.

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    by Angie Chang

    RRE Ventures Co-Founder And Managing Director James D. Robinson Will Be Judging At PITCH NYC Conference & Competition

    PITCH NYC 2012 live competition judges include RRE Ventures early stage investor James D. Robinson.

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

    Women 2.0 welcomes early stage investor James D. Robinson to the morning live judging panel at the PITCH Conference on November 14. Purchase your $300 all-day conference pass and get inspired by the speakers, startups, mentors, investor and more.

    A serial entrepreneur, James co-founded RRE Ventures in NYC. The early-stage venture capital firm manages over a billion

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    by Angie Chang

    Early Stage VC Nikhil Kalghatgi (Softbank Capital) Joins Judging Panel For PITCH NYC Competition (November 14)

    PITCH NYC 2012 live competition judges include Softbank Capital early stage investor Nikhil Kalghatgi.

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

    Women 2.0 welcomes early stage investor Nikhil Kalghatgi to the afternoon live judging panel at November 14′s PITCH Conference.

    Nikhil is an engineer, entrepreneur and product guy turned venture capitalist. He is currently a Principal at SoftBank Capital and an advisor to Gen Y Capital Partners (a new model

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    by Angie Chang

    Meebo Co-Founder And CTO Sandy Jen Speaking At PITCH NYC Conference (November 14)

    PITCH Conference speakers include Meebo co-founder and CTO Sandy Jen – Google acquired her startup earlier this year!

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

    Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a celebration of women in STEM who are role models. Coincidentally, we’re one month away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York featuring a full day of successful women entrepreneurs as speakers. Meet Sandy Jen, co-founder at Meebo. She grew the engineering team at Meebo

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    by Angie Chang

    Early-Stage VC Brad Svrluga Of High Peaks Venture Partners Joins Live Judging Panel At PITCH Conference (November 14 In NYC)

    PITCH NYC 2012 live competition judges include High Peaks Venture Partners co-founder Brad Svrluga.

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

    We welcome experienced investor Brad Svrluga to the morning live judging panel at November 14′s PITCH NYC 2012 Conference. Brad co-founded High Peaks Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm in New York. Portfolio companies include Lily Liu‘s PublicStuff, a platform enabling government agencies to break through barriers of relying on paper records, outdated systems

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    by Angie Chang

    Roominate Founder Alice Brooks Joins MAKER Panel At Women 2.0 PITCH Conference In November

    PITCH Conference speakers include Roominate co-founder Alice Brooks on the November 14 MAKER panel.

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

    Today is the first International Day of the Girl, sanctioned by the United Nations. Coincidentally, we’re one month away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York featuring a full day of successful women entrepreneurs as speakers. Meet Alice Brooks, founder at Roominate where she make toys that get girls excited about math and science.