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.
By Elissa Rose (Assistant Editor, Women 2.0)
In the search to find tomorrow’s job creators, Startup Open, a competition that searches for startups with the greatest growth potential, unveiled the “GEW 50.”
The GEW 50 is a list of the world’s 50 most innovative new companies who will now vie for a host of prizes to be announced on November 14, timed with the kick-off to the 2011 Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).
GEW is a global celebration