09/05/12 | Uncategorized

Y Combinator's Alexis Ohanian Joining November's PITCH NYC Conference As Judge For The Startup Competition

Meet the startup guy who launched Reddit, Breadpig and Hipmunk!

By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

Women 2.0 is excited to announce that Y Combinator ambassador Alexis Ohanian will be joining the judging panel at PITCH NYC 2012 Conference & Competition on November 14, 2012.

Alexis is an investor with over 50 tech startups in his portfolio. He currently sits on the board of Reddit, which he co-founded in 2005. Reddit was acquired by Condé Nast in October 2006.

But that’s not all. He launched Breadpig in 2008 and then helped launch Hipmunk in 2010. Currently, Alexis is working on writing a book and serves as Ambassador for Y Combinator. Read his full bio here.

The Brooklyn-based investor and startup veteran will be joining PITCH NYC Conference & Competition as a live judge on November 14 alongside Charlie O’Donnell (Partner, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures), David Tisch (Managing Partner, BoxGroup), James Robinson (Managing Partner, RRE Ventures) and Joy Marcus (Venture Partner, DFJ Gotham).

Get your $300 conference pass to join us PITCH NYC Conference when you register here as a current or aspiring entrepreneur!

Looking forward to seeing everyone in November at PITCH NYC!

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.

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland

Anne-Gail Moreland, an intern with Women 2.0, was on the StartupBus. She studies neuroscience at Mount Holyoke College, where she is trying to merge a passion for tech and the brain into a new wave of cognition-based technology

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