VC is not dead – CEO and co-founder Paula Long raises Series B for her big data startup DataGravity.
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
She will be joining us at Women 2.0 Conference on February 14, fresh off the news of raising Series B funding for DataGravity from investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures and General Catalyst Partners.
Meet the woman who sold her company to Dell for $1.4 billion on February 14 at the 2013 Women 2.0 Conference! Her previous company EqualLogic was the largest cash acquisition ever of a VC-backed company. Don’t miss the woman behind the success story as she shares her experience at the Women 2.0 Conference next month!
She’s the first to admit her path to successful entrepreneurship (the win/win exit of her startup) was not linear. She had changed majors several times in college, then took a sabbatical after college only to land in a dead-end job. With a knack for math and rejuvenated to learn more, she went back to college to earn her bachelor’s in computer science and began her career… and the rest as they say is history.
Learn from dozens of successful women entrepreneurs including Paula Long at the full-day Women 2.0 Conference in San Francisco – get inspired and connected with hundreds of like-minded individuals on February 14 – get your ticket now!
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Women 2.0 readers: If you could ask the successful women entrepreneurs one question, what would it be? Let us know in the comments.
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.