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

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    by Angie Chang

    Get Your Early Bird Ticket To Women 2.0 PITCH NYC (November 14)

    Early bird tickets now available for Women 2.0′s first New York conference – join us at PITCH NYC!

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

    Women 2.0 PITCH NYC Conference is one of the most anticipated business and entrepeneurship conferences of the year.

    In today’s uncertain economy, entrepreneurs continue to build impressive high-growth high-tech startups, disrupting traditional industries in health, technology, fashion, hardware and more.

    Early-bird tickets are on sale now for the all-day PITCH NYC 2012 Conference this November 14, 2012 in New York. Our speakers will share case studies, best practices and

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    by Angie Chang

    Advice For First-Time Entrepreneurs From A Serial Entrepreneur

    “For a first-time entrepreneur, what people really look at and measure is your ability to make progress.”

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

    2012 PITCH competition judge Sukhinder Singh Cassidy talks about her own experience and lessons learned in raising venture funding.

    She co-founded Yodlee in 1999 and raised $200M+ in venture capital for the company. Then, she was President of Asia Pacific and Latin America Operations at Google before becoming CEO at Polyvore. Today, she is the founder and chairwoman of Joyus, a venture-funded online video shopping experience company.

    The veteran chief executive gives advice to early-stage entrepreneurs:

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    by Angie Chang

    Take A Digital Health Deep Dive With Rock Health Summer School

    Learn about the healthcare landscape, and how to launch and manage a startup in the field.

    By Amy Puliafito (Research & Marketing Manager, Rock Health)

    Looking for a way to spend those chilly San Francisco summer evenings? We’ve partnered with Skillshare to produce a weekly summer workshop series, Rock Health Summer School, beginning June 20. You’ll hear from innovators, entrepreneurs, doctors, and experts across the entire digital health ecosystem. You’ll learn about the healthcare landscape, how to launch and manage a startup in the field, and gain a better understanding of your own health.

    Some of our exciting course offerings include:

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    by Angie Chang

    2012 PITCH Finalist Daisy Jing, Founder Of Perfect Beauty, Talks About Confidence And Pitching Your Startup

    Women 2.0 is bringing PITCH to New York this fall – apply for PITCH NYC by August 31, 2012.

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

    “Startup Weekend changed my life,” exclaimed Daisy Jing.
    Daisy took her passion for beauty products to the hackathon, formed a team and built an early prototype. She wrote about the experience for Women 2.0 in a previous post.

    Then she applied to PITCH 2012 – the Silicon Valley startup competition organized by Women 2.0.

    “My experience at PITCH was absolutely amazing. It gave me the confidence to know I have what it takes to pitch, raise money, and
    succeed. I mean, this is my first startup and I have

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    by Angie Chang

    Why YOU Should Apply To PITCH NYC 2012

    A technology startup needs to have a technologist on the founding team.

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

    PITCH NYC is an entirely unique event: a conference, networking event and competition solely focused on encouraging more female founders in technology startups. Every year we get questions about who should apply to the PITCH NYC competition and why, as well as questions on eligibility, so I thought I’d roll them up for you here.

    You should apply to PITCH NYC for three reasons:

    1. To codify your process: The application is a resource to help you get clear and concise about the value of your company and put together your pitch.
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    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0 Brings PITCH To New York This Fall, Opens Applications, Announces Prizes

    PITCH NYC now accepting applications globally for the startup competition – deadline to apply is August 31.

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

    We’ve celebrate five years of PITCH here in the Silicon Valley. Remember our 1000 conference attendees on Valentine’s Day at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View?

    At PITCH 2012, we enjoyed a full day of product innovation leaders speaking about building companies, and watched the finalists of the startup competition present to investors for feedback and prizes.

    Now we’re taking PITCH to New York City!

    That’s right, Women 2.0 is coming to New York this fall.