Month: February 2009

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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 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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Green:Net Discount for Women 2.0 Members

Women 2.0 members receive a 15% discount using code "WOMEN2" for Green:Net by Earth2Tech on Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 at Golden Gate Club in San Francisco. Two of the biggest challenges facing our society — economy and climate change — are so intertwined that it is virtually impossible to solve one problem without fixing the other. These challenges also offer opportunity for savvy entrepreneurs, technologists and investors. Brought to you by The GigaOM Network's cleantech site Earth2Tech, Green:Net is the first green conference for the Internet Technology industry and provides a specific point of view on how the computing and Internet revolutions will provide the tools needed to fight climate change.

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Join us on March 3rd for “Pitch 101” in Palo Alto

Are you a founder looking for feedback or funding?Planning on entering Pitch 2009 but don’t know how? Women 2.0 brings you the best resources for perfecting your pitch and refining your business idea.

Join us on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009 at the Institute for the Future in Palo Alto for Pitch 101: Applying to Women 2.0's Startup Competition.

Get feedback from startup executives and investors: » Georges Harik (Principal, Better Planet Investments) » Rebecca Lynn (Principal, Morgenthaler Ventures) » Betty Kayton (Founder and CEO, InnovativeCFO)

This is a workshop on what to do (and what NOT to do) in applying to Pitch 2009.Aihui Ong (Pitch 2009 Coordinator, Women 2.0) will go over the Angelsoft application process.

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