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Are you a Female Founder/Co-Founder Tech startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert VC and Angel judges? This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors. Our judges will come from the Female Founder/Co-Founder Tech industry. Network with other investors and founders in the crowd.
Who Should Apply?
We have several (5-7) spots available for innovative tech startups. Apply today for a chance to present your venture on stage! Applications are open until August 24 (Monday 11:59PM PDT) - click here to apply!
Application Link: https://bit.ly/3frog8V
Not part of a startup?
Get tickets and join us! Pitch Your Startup Event is a great networking and learning opportunity.
Want to Judge?
Fill out our form today for a chance to preside as a judge in one of our monthly exclusive pitch events.
Application Link: https://bit.ly/383cfD5
Join Our Meetup Groups:
2:00pm PDT - 2:05pm PDT: Opening Remarks
2:05pm PDT - 2:20pm PDT: Panel
2:20pm PDT - 3:30pm PDT: Pitch Your Startup to VCs & Angels
Jennifer is a Partner with Illuminate Ventures. In this role, Jennifer identifies and leads new investments (with a particular interest in companies in the Pacific Northwest), assists with other investment due diligence efforts, and provides strategic and operational advice to Illuminate portfolio companies.
Jennifer is an accomplished B2B software executive with over 25 years of experience building new categories, and executing product and go-to-market strategies in SaaS companies. Prior to joining Illuminate, Jennifer held executive positions in a string of companies where she helped deliver successful exits (PlaceWare acquired by Microsoft; DocuSign IPO, SmartSheet IPO, Flowroute acquired by West Corporation). She brings that experience set to the Illuminate team and portfolio. Jennifer received her MBA in Marketing and Entrepreneurial Studies from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Oregon.
GP Action Ventures, a Responsible Innovation early stage fund. Founder of Peerable and AUGx. Software Engineer with over 10 years of broad technical experience.
Farah Papaioannou is the president and co-founder of Edgeworx, a startup that enables people to run and develop applications at the edge (which she founded and got funded while pregnant with her first child in 2018). She has more than 15 years of experience in the enterprise software market, both as an investor and an operator. She is currently on the Eclipse Foundation Board of Directors as a sustaining representative.
Before Edgeworx, Farah has been focused on early-stage investing in the big data, AI/deep learning, cloud and IoT markets. She has more than a decade of investing experience and stints at SineWave Ventures, Data Collective VC, Amplify Partners, and Valhalla Partners.
She also held roles at multinational companies such as Jabil, where she was responsible for global strategy and M&A for the enterprise infrastructure group; HP, where she also drove strategy, acquisitions and integration into the core business, such as the $2-billion acquisition of 3Par; and Hitachi Data Systems, where she held a variety of product marketing roles.
Farah holds three degrees from Stanford University. She graduated with a Bachelor's with Honors in Computer Science, a Master's in Communications and a Master's in Management Science and Engineering.
Venue: Zoom (Event Link Will Be Provided In Your Confirmation Email)
San Francisco, CA 94105
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