Tag Archive: Pitch

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    by Angie Chang

    Announcing The People’s Choice Prize For PITCH: A Meeting With Prominent NYC Angel Investor Joanne Wilson

    People’s Choice Award for PITCH 2012 in November wins a meeting with Joanne Wilson, angel investor!

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

    You have five more days - to complete your application for this year’s PITCH 2012 Startup Competition – I’m thrilled to announce that prominent NYC angel investor Joanne Wilson has agreed to meet with the People’s Choice award winner!

    Yes, this means the most popular startup pitching on November 14 (as voted on by the audience) wins a one-on-one meeting with the blogger at Gotham Gal and investor inwomen-led startups including Catchafire, DailyWorth, littleBits and Lover.ly.

    Joanne Wilson is heavily involved in helping and investing in startups, especially those run by women.

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    by Angie Chang

    Meet PITCH 2012 Online Judge Sara Lannin Of Accel Partners

    Meet one of 30+ judges reviewing applications for PITCH – Sara Lannin is a venture partner at Accel.

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

    You have six more days to finish your application for this year’s PITCH 2012 Startup Competition – I’m excited to introduce online application judge Sara Lannin of Accel Partners.

    Accel Partners focuses on early stage opportunities in information technology and health care.

    Before joining Accel, Sara honed her interest in technology through work experience in product management, corporate communications and social media at OpenTable, Facebook and Yahoo!

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    by Angie Chang

    Perfecting The Startup Pitch – On National Public Radio

    Only 1% of high-tech startups in Silicon Valley are run by African-Americans. The number of women is less than 10%. The NewME minority accelerator is trying to change the face of the industry by encouraging, mentoring and training women and minorities to test their ideas in the high-tech and VC world.

    By Rachel Brooks (Co-Founder, Citizen Made)

    Part of the mystique of being a founder is having the ability to execute on a vision. You see the potential in an idea, and are relentless about making it happen. Sure, there are failures along the way, but many times we don’t hear about those.

    This morning, 13 million people listened to me stumble on NPR through one my most agonizing startup failures to date. How was your morning?

    While the story became full circle, and I ultimately