Month: August 2009

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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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