Meet one of 30+ judges reviewing applications for PITCH 2012 Startup Competition – Fab COO Beth Ferreira.

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

You have four more days to finish your application for this year’s PITCH 2012 Startup Competition – PITCH competition applications are due this Friday night at midnight (EST)!

I’m excited to introduce online application judge Beth Ferreira who is currently the COO of Fab.

She is a strategic and operational leader who has served as an operations consultant to many early, high growth internet companies as well as a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital.Beth was an early employee at Etsy, where she served as Vice President, Finance & Operations during a period of remarkable growth for the company.

An advocate of New York tech, Beth serves on the advisory board of growth companies such as Birchbox, Pixable and JOOR. She also serves as mentor to the TechStars program.

Beth has also held positions as a member of the investment team at the Venture Capital firm, Flatiron Partners, The Boston Consulting Group, and began her career as an investment banker at Union Bank of Switzerland.

Applying to PITCH by August 31, 2012 means you get your startup in front of investor eyeballs, including those of Fab COO Beth Ferreira!

We’ve lowered the cost of applying to PITCH to $50 – so start your application today! You can update the application online anytime up until the closing deadline of August 31, 2012 at midnight (EST). If you have any questions on the application or eligibility, email

Good luck!

Angie Chang co-founded Women 2.0 in 2006. She currently serves as Editor-In-Chief of Women 2.0 and is working to mainstream women in high-growth, high-tech entrepreneurship. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. In 2008, Angie launched Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners, asking that guys come as the “+1” for once. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.