Meet Your Founder Friday Hosts For June 2012


11 cities will be hosting Women 2.0 Founder Friday events on June 1, 2012 - find one near you! By Sepideh Nasiri (Director of All Things Offline, Women 2.0)

Join us for Founder Friday networking events on June 1, 2012!

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. These cities are San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, New York and Austin. With the help of our talented Spanish-speaking partner Ellas 2.0, we have brought Founder Friday to Madrid, Barcelona, Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Santiago (Chile).

If you would like to sponsor or host a Founder Friday, please email me. We're also looking for successful female founders of technology startups to highlight - if you or someone you know is interested, contact me at

Special thanks to our sponsors Makovsky + Company in New York and Procopio in San Diego.

If you are interested in sponsoring any of our cities, please contact me at

Here are the 11 cities that Founder Friday will be held at on June 1, 2012:


San Francisco

Join Jessica Scorpio of Getaround on Friday, June 1 in San Francisco, CA. RSVP here.

Los Angeles

Join Joselle Ho of Miso Media and Angie Chang of Women 2.0 on Friday, June 1 in Los Angeles, CA. RSVP here.

Jessica Scorpio Co-Founder Getaround

Joselle Ho Co-Founder & Creative Director Miso Media

Angie Chang Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief Women 2.0

Silicon Valley

Sponsored by:   Join Rebecca Woodcock of Cake Health on Friday, June 1 in Palo Alto, CA. RSVP here.

New York City

Sponsored by:   Join Jen Bekman of 20x200 and Deborah Farrington of StarVest partners on Friday, June 1 in New York, NY. RSVP here.

Rebecca Woodcock Co-Founder & CEO Cake Health

Jen Bekman Founder & CEO 20x200

Deborah Farrington Founder & GP StarVest Partners

Orange County

Join Moon Cho of Ying & Yang Living on Friday, June 1 in Newport Coast, CA. RSVP here.

San Diego

Sponsored by:   Join Anjali Cameron of TripLark on Friday, June 1 in San Diego, CA. RSVP here.

Moon Cho Founder & CEO Ying & Yang Living

Anjali Cameron Founder & CEO TripLark


Join Carrie Chitsey and Teresa Smetzer of 3Seventy on Friday, June 1 in Austin, TX. RSVP here.

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Carrie Chitsey Founder & CEO 3Seventy

Teresa Smetzer COO 3Seventy
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Sponsored by:  

Join Paloma Cabello of MIT Enterprise Forum Spain on Friday, June 1 in Madrid, Spain. RSVP here.


Sponsored by:   Join Eva Martin of Tiendeo on Friday, June 1 in Barcelona, Spain. RSVP here.

Paloma Cabello Co-Founder & Trustee MIT (Massachussets Institute of Technology) Enterprise Forum Spain

Eva Martin Co-Founder Tiendeo

Buenos Aires

Sponsored by:   Nextperience Labs Join Lucila Suárez Battán of IDEAM and Viviana Zocco of Grupo VIDA Global on Friday, June 1 in Buenos Aires, Argentina - RSVP here.


Join Anne-Sophie Dutat of Guia Vulevu and Francisca Varela of Comunicatext on Friday, June 1 in Santiago, Chile. RSVP here.

Lucila Suárez Battán Co-Founder & COO IDEAM

Viviana Zocco Founder & CEO Grupo VIDA Global

Anne-Sophie Dutat Founder Guia Vulevu

Francisca Varela Co-Founder Comunicatext

Thanks to the Kauffman Foundation for being our corporate sponsor and one of our early supporters!

We are looking forward to seeing you at Founder Friday!

Sepideh (“Sepi”) Nasiri is Director of All Things Offline at Women 2.0. Sepi started her career as a Managing Editor of a LA Global Magazine out of college. The written word has always been her passion. She is an avid technology enthusiast and a board member of several non-profits due to her passion for philanthropy. She is currently an advisor to several early-stage startups. Sepi launched her first app The Date Saver Platinum in 2010, a clean tech mobile app. Follow her on Twitter at @SepidehN.