New prize for the winning team of Women 2.0 PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition – an investor meeting with Esther Dyson!

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

Esther Dyson is an angel investor in female-founded companies like Flickr and 23andMe. She will be meeting with the winner of Women 2.0’s PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition. Female-founded companies with under $1 million in funding should apply by Friday, January 4, 2013 (EOD) for your chance to pitch onstage at the Women 2.0 Conference for prizes and exposure.

Concentrating on emerging digital technologies, Esther is Chairwoman of EDventure Holdings. She focuses on issues related to medical technology, aviation and space travel. Currently, Esther sits on the boards of 23andMe, Meetup, WPP Group,, Evernote, Boxbe and Yandex, the leading Russian search company. She has invested in female-founded companies including Flickr (acquired by Yahoo!), 23andMe, ConsumerBell, PayPerks and Zeel.

Want to win a meeting with iconic angel investor Esther Dyson? Apply to pitch – deadline to apply has been extended to Friday, January 4, 2013 @ 11:59pm (PST).

Women 2.0 readers: Have you applied to PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition? Let us know in the comments!

About the writer: Angie Chang is Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Women 2.0, a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.