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VC and Entrepreneur Roundtable on March 10

Looking for funding so you can take your venture to the next level? Women 2.0 will host a VC & Entrepreneur Roundtable starting 6:30pm on Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 at the First Round Capital office in San Francisco with Christine Herron (Principal, First Round Capital) and David Hornik (Partner, August Capital).

How to Apply:

Email yelena@women2.org with the answers to the following questions:

1.) Why do you want to attend this event? 2.) Is there at least one woman on your founding team? 3.) What stage is your company at? If you have a website, send us a link. If you don't have a website, give us your 30 second elevator pitch.

Deadline to apply is Sunday, March 8th, 2009.

This intimate Women 2.0 event brings investors and entrepreneurs together to help you learn everything you ever wanted to know about getting funding, launching a high-growth venture, and best practice for businesses in this recession. Space is limited. Cost of the event for selected attendees is $50 a person. Apply now for your spot at this exclusive event!

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The Finance Crisis and Your Startup – Oct 7th

Busy running your startup but wondering how the financial crisis will impact your business? How does the future for startups seeking funding? Is this a good time to launch your dream venture? We will discuss the current financial crisis and its impact on the startup world at the Institute for the Future (IFTF) in Palo Alto on Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. IFTF will demo the Massively Multiplayer Forecasting Game: Superstruct before the panel event.

Panelists: » Shai Goldman (Director for Venture Exchange, SVB Capital) » Rebecca Lynn (Principal, Morgenthaler Ventures) » Prasanna Krishnan (Associate, Draper Fisher Jurvetson) » Betty Kayton (CFO, high tech startups & early stage firms) » Greg Schmid (Director, Managing Uncertainty Group)


Moderator: » Jill E. Fishbein (Partner, Carr & Ferrell LLP)

Register online now for your space at this important discussion!

From left: Jill Fishbein (Partner, Carr & Ferrell), Prasanna Krishnan (Associate, Draper Fisher Jurvetson), Shai Goldman (Director for Venture Exchange, SVB Capital), Rebecca Lynn (Principal, Morgenthaler Ventures), and Betty Kayton (CFO, high tech startups & early stage firms).

The event was blogged at Wall Street Journal as "VCs Ask Start-Ups: What’s Your Worst-Case Scenario?". Blogger Gwen Bell turned her live Tweets from the event into a blog post titled "Economy Got You Poppin’ Pills?: VC Advice for Your Startup (+ 5 Strategies for Thriving!)".Gwen Bell also live-Tweeted the event.

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