I'm Co-Hosting a Women 2.0 Founder Friday! - WilloLovesYou.com

I'm Co-Hosting a Women 2.0 Founder Friday!

Founder Friday

Entrepreneurs, movers & shakers of all kinds converge the first Friday of every month at Founder Friday, a networking mixer put on by the awesome organization, Women 2.0. Their events have quickly become my favorite, as I’ve come away from every single one with great new friends and professional contacts.

Recently, when I announced joining on with Stitch Labs, Women 2.0 syndicated my announcement post. Now I have the honor of hosting the next Founder Friday, which is coming up next week! I hope you’ll join me: 

Friday, February 3rd, 2012
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Bluxome Street Winery
53 Bluxome Street
San Francisco, CA 94301

It’s a very social, mingling-type of an event, but there is about 30 minutes where the hosts have the opportunity to share their story of becoming a founder, and some of the lessons they’ve learned on their entrepreneurial journeys.

I’ll be speaking along with Danae Ringelmann, the Founder & COO of IndieGoGo, a phenomenal fundraising platform for everything from an artist’s next record to a family’s medical needs.

Co-Hosting with Danae couldn’t be a better fit, considering so many IndieGoGo projects are for product-based businesses. We share a community of fervent entrepreneurs following their passion and going for it to make their dreams happen. In fact, one of our customers had a successful IndieGoGo campaign and promptly signed up for Stitch, so he’s ready for business when his finished products arrive.

We will begin speaking at 7pm and I encourage you to register early, as the last one sold out! Beyond hearing us share our stories, and enjoying a delicious glass or two of Bluxome wine, this event is a great way to expand your network, share your experiences, learn from others and represent your brand.

Women 2.0

The Women 2.0 mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups. Their goal is to provide entrepreneurs with the resources and knowledge needed for success, while building and expanding their network.

Get the latest news and info about more upcoming events from Women 2.0 by following @FounderFriday@women2 and Like them on Facebook. I’ll be participating in the Women 2.0 PITCH Conference coming up, too, and hope to see you there!

UPDATE: Both events were FABULOUS! Here are a few photos:

Speaking at Women 2.0's Founder Friday!

Women 2.0 PITCH Conference

Tara Hunt, Cathy Brooks, Willo O'Brien

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Marilyn R. Griffin - February 1, 2012 Reply

Great website! I am totally bummed because you were right- Founder Friday sold out before I could get a ticket!! Any chance of getting in if others cancel?

Thanks!

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