For women entrepreneurs with high-growth potential...
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
New York-based StarVest Partners is a venture capital firm with $400 million under management that funds technology-enabled business services companies in areas like cloud, e-commerce, ad tech and data analytics.
Founded by Deborah Farrington and Jeanne Sullivan, StarVest Partners is one of those rare few women-founded and women-led venture capital firms out there providing hope to women entrepreneurs who seek capital to grow their high-growth businesses.
Today, we are excited to announce that StarVest Partners will be supporting dynamic women entrepreneurs who want to build a high-growth business - by funding the education and networking of 5 women entrepreneurs. Starvest Partners is sending 5 lucky women entrepreneurs to Women 2.0's conference next week in New York! This does not include airfare, flight, hotel or expense account - we're bootstrapping entrepreneurs! But you get to go to the full day conference of talks from successful entrepreneurs, plenty of networking, connections and inspiration.
How to win a conference pass to PITCH NYC 2012 from StarVest Partners:
StarVest Partners is offering to five (5) scholarships for women entrepreneurs with high-growth potential to attend PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition next Wednesday.
Leave a comment below about why YOU want to come to PITCH NYC 2012.
Deadline to apply for a PITCH NYC scholarship - 11:59:59pm EST Friday, November 9. We will be contacting the winners over the weekend.
We hope at PITCH NYC 2012 Conference that you connect, learn something new and get inspired to start your own high-growth business. The sky is the limit and we thank StarVest Partners for providing these scholarships to support women entrepreneurs!
Women 2.0 readers: Want to attend PITCH NYC on a scholarship from StarVest Partners? Let us know in the comments why and we will select 5 winners this weekend!
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 with inspiration, information and education through our platform. 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.