Tag Archive: PITCH SF 2013

  1. Thuy-Truong
    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0: My Best Valentine’s Day In Silicon Valley!

    Entrepreneur Thuy Truong flew in from Ho Chi Minh City to officially release her Smartboard app on Valentine’s Day and pitch her company at the Women 2.0 Conference in front of a thousand people!

    By Thuy Truong (Co-Founder & CEO, Greengar)

    I learned more about entrepreneurship in the last two weeks than I have my entire life, and I learned the most from one compacted day at the 2013 Women 2.0 Conference.

    My trip started with a visit to Google

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    by Angie Chang

    How To Scale Your Company The Right Way: 6 Tips To Avoiding Growing Pains

    When your company growth doubles every week, there’s plenty of room for error. Michelle Zatlyn explains how to survive it.

    By Francesca Fenzi (Staff Writer, Inc.)

    CloudFlare, a service that protects websites from security threats and speeds up online performance, has been growing at lightning-speed since its creation in 2009. The company saw more than 720 million unique IP addresses and an estimated 1.3 billion page views in the last year alone.

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    by Angie Chang

    lynda.com Co-Founder Lynda Weinman Talks About Disrupting Education At Women 2.0 Conference 2013

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    After 18 years of bootstrapping, lynda.com took $103 million in a single round of funding. CEO Lynda Weinman took the stage for the closing keynote at the 2013 Women 2.0 Conference.

    She as 28 years old when the Apple II was invented and was so proud of her accomplishments on the early computer. She

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    by Angie Chang

    Serial Entrepreneur And DataGravity CEO Paula Long Shares Her Startup Lessons Learned

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    “Don’t go for Series A until you’re in it for life” remarks Paula Long as she takes the stage after the investor panel at the Women 2.0 Conference. She talks about her previous startup, which she sold to Dell for $1.4 billion in 2007. But what Paula Long has been most proud of is the happy customers of EqualLogic, and that Dell has taken the EqualLogic product and expanded on it.

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    by Angie Chang

    Investor Panel At Women 2.0 Conference Talks About Seed, Convertible Notes, Series A – And Introspection

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    “Last year, 28 billion dollars was invested in ventures.. but yes, we’ve seen an uptake in seed funding,” said Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Kupor. Moderator Sukhinder Singh Cassidy the investors – “when you say traction [for Series A funding], can you be more specific?” She continues, “You have media-driven models which are largely engagement, than find your monetization. Then you have subscription models and e-commerce.”

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    by Angie Chang

    Cowboy Ventures Founder Aileen Lee Leads Panel On Disruptive Women-Led Startups At Women 2.0 Conference 2013

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    “We were told by the smartest people in the Valley that this was a good idea but it wasn’t going to work,” said Jessica Scorpio, co-founder of Getaround. Over 25 million cars sit idle for 22 hours a day. She wanted to apply the big-picture thinking taught to her at Singularity University (the challenge: create a solution

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    by Angie Chang

    Facebook Employees Naomi Gleit And Julie Zhuo Share Advice On Massive Growth

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    Early Facebook employees deliver a case study on scaling from millions to billions at the Women 2.0 Conference on Valentine’s Day. The product leader responsible for Facebook’s growth, Naomi Gleit talks onstage as the second most tenured employee at Facebook next to Mark Zuckerberg.

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    by Angie Chang

    SurveyMonkey Engineering Leader Selina Tobaccowala Talks About Startup Failure And Success With Kara Swisher

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    In a fireside chat with Kara Swisher, SurveyMonkey engineering leader Selina Tobaccowala (and Evite.com founder) answers the question “What did they do wrong?” as an experienced entrepreneur.

    Selina Tobaccowala admitted, “The worst business deal [came from] two computer scientists with no business background.

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    by Angie Chang

    Fran Maier Encourages Women To "Embrace The Female Consumer… And Not Apologize For It"

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    Women were 10% of the Internet “but we’ve come a long way – we’re nearly at parity,” says Fran Maier, founding member of the Match.com team. She is now the Chair and founder of TRUSTe, another online trust company. Her talk “Women As Consumers & Much, Much More!” at Women 2.0 Conference 2013 is about women not only as the shoppers and buyers (a huge market).

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    by Angie Chang

    Kara Swisher Opens Women 2.0 Conference With A Laughter-Filled Valentine’s Day Pep Talk For Women Leaders

    Today’s Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, 2013 is being livestreamed here today and video will be available post-event.

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

    Kara Swisher is no stranger to the masculine world – she has two sons and reports in the male-dominated technology and business industries. She doesn’t like it, and made it known with humor. The audience of 800+ at the Women 2.0 Conference on February 14 was in stitches with her take on current state of technology and business.

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    by Angie Chang

    Cowboy Ventures Founder Aileen Lee Joins Women 2.0 Conference’s Disruption Panel (February 14)

    This Thursday, join hundreds of entrepreneurial women building high-growth and high-tech companies at the Women 2.0 Conference – learn from the best and get mentored by investors and experienced entrepreneurs during lunch!

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

    Women 2.0 welcomes Aileen Lee, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, onstage this Thursday for the Women 2.0 Conference where she will be moderating a panel discussing disrupting industries with women-led ventures.

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    by Angie Chang

    Mompreneurs: Power Moms In Tech And Entrepreneurship

    Meet these amazing “mompreneurs” in technology on Thursday at the Women 2.0 Conference!

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

    Tech-savvy moms have a long history of meaningful innovation. They keep it real by admitting their lives aren’t always perfect, but they sure as hell try and have a great time doing it. Perhaps having a cookie-cutter life is overrated, after all.

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    by Angie Chang

    Take Home A Vital Piece Of Career Success From Thursday’s Women 2.0 Conference 2013

    Get your professional headshot taken at the Women 2.0 Conference!

    By Igor Capibaribe (Founder & CEO, Induztria Photography)

    Between drafting your next proposal and prepping for Thursday’s Women 2.0 Conference, things are busy. Let me guess: it’s been a triple latte, skipping breakfast, forgetting to charge your phone kind of week. With our to-do lists weighing us down keeping us organized day in and day out, nothing quite beats the feeling of satisfaction we get from crossing something off the list.