Tag Archive: Yaneth Acosta

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    by Angie Chang

    Women 2.0 Saves Orange County, Networks Women Entrepreneurs

    The next Founder Friday Orange County is June 1 hosted by Moon Cho, founder of Ying and Yang Living – Free RSVP for Founder Friday Orange County here.

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

    At the Orange County edition of Founder Friday last month, SKINMETRO co-founder and president Yaneth Acosta stated, “I’m so proud to be here today, it’s a proud day for Orange County – we have something better than Orange County Housewives right now we can brag about so thank you Women 2.0 you saved Orange County!”

    At the beginning of the Founder Friday Orange County launch event, Women 2.0 director Sepideh Nasiri instructed the crowd, “What we would like for you to do today is meet at least one inspiring person, hopefully inspire someone else and then pass it on

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    by Angie Chang

    Founder Friday OC: "Founding A Startup Is Like A Gambling Addiction"

    While Founder Friday isn’t a ‘support group’, it’s like a gamblers-anonymous meeting.

    By Yaneth Acosta (Co-Founder & President, SKINMETRO™)

    Last week, SKINMETRO™ co-founder, Lisa O’rrell, and I had the honor of co-hosting the launch of Women 2.0′s Founder Friday in Orange County, California. We were amused because we have tons of advice about what not to do, but we’re still not sure exactly what to do – it’s been four years. Lisa equates founding a startup to a gambling addiction – you throw everything on the table every day believing you’re going to beat the odds and win the jackpot.

    While Founder Friday isn’t a ‘support group’ - it’s an appropriate substitution for a gamblers-anonymous meeting.

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    by Angie Chang

    Founder Friday Launches In Orange County, San Diego

    Women 2.0 director Sepideh Nasiri attended Founder Friday Orange County and San Diego last week.

    By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)

    Last Thursday night’s Founder Friday Orange County was a success. You would not think of Orange County as a hotbed of startups. There were many interesting and successful female entrepreneurs in the room and filled it with great energy. In addition, many organizations were excited and reached out to help make Founder Friday bigger and better.

    There were two startup founders who spoke at the Founder Friday Orange County. Fight Class founder and host Kristen Nedopak (pictured above) has a background in user experience

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    by Angie Chang

    Meet Your Founder Friday Hosts For May 2012 – New Cities Launching: Orange County, San Diego, Buenos Aires & Santiago!

    11 cities will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events in May – find one near you!

    By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)

    We have some exciting news! We are launching new cities for Founder Friday! Founder Friday is a Women 2.0 networking event promoting the creation of new networks among aspiring entrepreneurs, current entrepreneurs and investors in innovative cities around the world.

    Founder Friday events are currently hosted in