PITCH NYC 2012 finalist Maternova will be presenting live on November 14 at PITCH NYC Conference – join us! By Allyson Cote & Meg Wirth (Co-Founders, Maternova) Maternova was founded with the sole purpose of creating a bridge between lifesaving medical devices and the end-users who need them. The global health industry is experiencing unprecedented [...]
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Online connections give entrepreneurs access to a global network of founders, mentors and advisors. By Lesa Mitchell (Vice President, Kauffman Foundation) In 1950, Ewing Kauffman launched his pharmaceutical company, Marion Laboratories Inc., in the basement of his modest home in Kansas City. During his first year in business, he had sales of $36,000 and a [...]
Allison Lami Sawyer teamed up with a physicist to bring a fluorescent imaging camera to market. Good move: The Air Force and BP both want it. By Donna Fenn (Contributor, Inc) Allison Lami Sawyer still recalls the words of her entrepreneurship professor, who took her aside after she had completed her MBA and was beginning [...]
After hosting the successful 5th Annual PITCH 2012 in the Silicon Valley, Women 2.0 is excited to launch the inaugural PITCH NYC Conference & Competition 2012 (PITCH NYC 2012). Open to early-stage high-growth ventures around the world, PITCH NYC 2012 invites companies with at least one female in the founding team to apply. Applying companies [...]
By Karen E. Klein (Contributor, Businessweek) Editor’s note: The Women 2.0 PITCH: Startup Competition application deadline has been extended thru December 7, 2011. Apply here. Entering business contests is a great exercise, not only because you have a chance at gaining cash winnings and outside investment, but for the chance to get expert feedback on [...]
By Cily Keizer (Co-Director, BiD Network Foundation) Editor’s note: Learn more about the Women in Business Challenge and how you can participate here. The deadline for applications and the access to the coaching program is December 30, 2011. Completed business plans will be accepted until April 15, 2012. Reports find that women’s lives around the [...]