Meet one of 30+ judges reviewing applications for the startup competition, Renee DiResta of OATV.

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 Renee DiResta, an associate at O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures.

O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures is in the business of funding disruptors, innovators, and hackers of the status quo. Renee researches emerging technology trends and supports portfolio companies.

Prior to joining OATV in June of 2011, Renee spent six and a half years as a trader at Jane Street Capital, a quantitative proprietary trading firm in New York City.

Applying to PITCH by August 31, 2012 means you get your startup in front of investor eyeballs, including those of O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures’ Renee DiResta!

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.