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Follow, Tweet, and Win a Ticket to BizTechDay 09

How to enter to win a free ticket to BizTechDay:

  1. Follow @women2 on Twitter.
  2. Tweet your answer to "How Twitter has changed my life?" and be sure to include "#W2BizTechDay" in your Tweet.

The best Tweeted answer to the question by Monday, September 21st, 2009 wins a complimentary BizTechDay 09 Conference ticket!

On October 22-23rd, 2009, join 1200+ business icons, renowned thought leaders and inspired entrepreneurs to connect, educate and inspire each other with the most practical strategies and innovative tactics on how to best use internet technologies to start and grow your business.

Regular price tickets cost $595, but Women 2.0 members get a special rate of $395 until September 21st, 2009 if you register here.

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BusinessMakers Interviews Women 2.0 Co-Founders

Russ talks with Shaherose Charania and Angie Chang

Original broadcast: August 29, 2009 - 6:17 minutes

Podcast transcript available here.

Katie and Esther discuss Russ's interview with Women 2.0

Original broadcast: September 02, 2009 - 6:37 minutes

In this podcast, Katie and Esther dissect the recent BusinessMakers interview with Shaherose and Angie, co-founders of Women 2.0. Podcast summary available after the jump.

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Demystifying Government and Stimulus Funding for Your Startup – September 9th Workshop

Are you having trouble finding an investor for your startup? You know, you don't have to rely on VCs and angel investors to give you cash. There are ways the government can fund your startup. Yes, the government. Join Women 2.0 for an informative night of Demystifying Government and Stimulus Funding for Your Startup. We will be meeting in San Francisco at Citizen Space on Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 starting 6:30pm to discuss alternative methods of funding your business.

Let's demystify government and stimulus funding. Discussion topics will include: » What is available to women-owned, minority-owned businesses » Step-by-step instructions and examples on how to apply to the funds and loans » SBA and SBIR loans » Who can use the stimulus money from the government » State and local incentives for locating companies in low-and-mid income areas

Speakers: » Jill Fishbein (Partner, Carr & Ferrell) » Cynthia Ringo (Managing Partner, DBL Investors)


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Register for Women 2.0 Startup Weekend: August 28-30

Women 2.0 joins forces with Startup Weekend this August 28th - 30th, 2009! We provide the space and brain fuel -- you bring the energy and innovation to build something big over the weekend. Sign up now for your spot at Startup Weekend!Maybe you have an idea, maybe you don't? Maybe you started a startup before, maybe you haven't? Maybe you are a developer, a designer, a do-er? Please join us for Startup Weekend August 28-30, 2009. What is Women 2.0 Startup Weekend? Much like a bar camp, you build something exciting over the weekend. Come to Startup Weekend to find an idea that resonates with you, join a team, and build! Startup Weekend is a place to test ideas, contribute to ideas, and meet potential founders. We are bringing together the most innovative, talented, and out-of-the-box entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley. How it works: Teams form Friday night, companies develop product(s) and/or service(s) through Saturday, and company pitches are delivered on Sunday.

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Win a FREE Ticket to Mobilize 09!

"How do you picture the future of the mobile web?"The best answer to the question "How do you picture the future of the mobile web?" wins a FREE Mobilize 09 conference ticket valued at $595! Leave your answer as a comment with a valid email address here by Friday, August 28th for a chance to win!

Network with 50 speakers and 500 delegates. Companies include Dell, Motorola, Sony Ericcson, frog design, Adaptive Path, Intel, ATT and a slew of mobile startups at Mobilize 09. With over 40 confirmed speakers to date, including Sanjay Jha the co-CEO of Motorola as our Keynote, you should not miss this opportunity to interact with the leaders who are defining the future of wireless broadband. Plus of course our annual Launchpad competition where 10 of the newest mobile startups are debuted! Enter now if you think you have what it takes! Mobilize 09 is all of the mobile web industry ideas and people you need to know, in one compact day.

Your exclusive $80 Women 2.0 discount on this year's conference is available now! Regular price tickets cost $595, but we're offering a special rate of $415 until August 14, 2009 if you register here.

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