01/02/13 | Uncategorized

XG Ventures Andrea Zurek Judging PITCH SF Startup Competition At 2013 Women 2.0 Conference On Valentine's Day

Women-led startups can still apply to pitch onstage at the 800+ attendee Women 2.0 Conference in San Francisco on Valentine’s Day.

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

Joining us for the morning pitches, founding partner of XG Ventures (stands for ex-Google) Andrea Zurek will be judging the PITCH SF Startup Competition at the Women 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. Women-led startups can still apply to pitch onstage at the Women 2.0 conference in front of investors for exposure, feedback and prizes!

Andrea has been named one of the top 25 tech angels by Businessweek and has been an active angel investor since 2006. XG Ventures has invested in over 40 companies with 14 exits, including such companies as Tapulous, Posterous and Aardvark.

Andrea worked at Google for over 7 years as one of the first ad sales executives. She holds a BA and MBA from Santa Clara University. She is a Board member of Astia and the Santa Clara University School of Business. She has a passion for Italian automobiles, kite surfing, running half marathons, dog training and competes in the Skip Barber, an open-wheel race car series.

Get your ticket to join us on February 14, 2013 for Women 2.0’s biggest annual event – a full day of successful women entrepreneurs and executives speaking, as well as startup competition finalists presentations onstage.

View the agenda and who’s coming to investor lunch on February 14 – we hope to see you there too!

Women 2.0 readers:

Angie Chang co-founded Women 2.0 in 2006. She currently serves as Editor-In-Chief of Women 2.0 and is working to mainstream women in high-growth, high-tech entrepreneurship. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. In 2008, Angie launched Bay Area Girl Geek Dinners, asking that guys come as the “+1” for once. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.



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