04/23/13 | OOO

Bring Your Questions for VC Renee DiResta

The OATV associate has offered to field questions from founders. What would you like to ask her?

By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0)

Have a question about etiquette? Dear Abby has you covered. Need some advice on how to behave in the bedroom? Dr. Ruth should be able to enlighten you. But if you’re a startup founder with a specific question about fundraising, pitching or managing your business — where can you turn for advice?

Women 2.0 hope to provide some answers with the help of VC Renee DiResta, an associate at seed-stage investor O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures who has kindly offered to field queries from our community. Now all we need are some questions.

So if you have a problem that you think Renee might be able to help you out with, please email us at askavc@women2.com outlining the issue.

A little background on Renee: a former Wall Street derivatives trader, she was hired about two years ago at OATV following a public call for more female applicants (VCs are still looking for more women to apply, by the way). Here’s a recent interview she did with TechCrunch about her transition into venture capital and what she’s learned so far. You can also read her blog or follow her on Twitter @noUpside.

Jessica Stillman is an editor at Women 2.0 and a freelance writer with interests in unconventional career paths, generational differences, and the future of work. She writes a daily column for Inc.com and has blogged for CBS MoneyWatch, GigaOM and Brazen Careerist, among others. Follow her on Twitter at @entrylevelrebel.


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