SOURCE: Women 2.0

May 07, 2008 18:00 ET

Technology Leaders, Investors and Women Entrepreneurs Come Together at Women 2.0 Conference

Five Women-Led Startups Compete Live for Cash, Exclusive Professional Advice and Products

STANFORD, CA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) -

WHAT:       Women 2.0 Conference, "Beyond The Spark:
            Entrepreneurship Redefined"
            The Stanford Women in Business and Women 2.0
            Conference dedicates 50% of the program to
            encourage interaction, round-table
            discussions, pitching and voting for the next
            big idea. This is a conference where everyone
            thrives by sharing what they know, and brings together thought
            leaders and emerging stars to collectively discuss the
            principles of entrepreneurship and technology. Online at:

WHEN:       Saturday, May 10, 2008, 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M.   Registration and breakfast
10:15 A.M.  Fireside Chat: "The future of entrepreneurship: What is fueling
            the fire?"
            Speakers: Rachel Payne, and Chris Shipley, Guidewire
11:00 A.M.  Power Panel: "Igniting the spark through strategies taught and
            lessons learned"
            Speakers: Terri Ghio, Unique Solutions and TBS Connect, Amy
            Love, Protégé Performance Group (former CEO, Forum for Women
            Entrepreneurs), Dr. Jwala Karnik, JwalaCo, Dr. Maggie Haertsch,
            VOICEMAP, Pat McEntee, AuxoGlobal
1:15 P.M.   Founders Interactive Panel: "One spark effects a global
            wildfire of change"
            Speakers: Erica Estrada, d.light design (funded by Draper
            Fisher Jurvetson), Sanjit Biswas, Meraki (funded by Sequoia and
            Google), Amra Tareen, allvoices (former partner, Sevin Rosen
            Funds), Melanie Swan, MS Futures
2:30 P.M.   Finalists of Business Plan Competition Pitch LIVE
            Judges include: Christine Herron, First Round Capital, Chris
            Shipley, Guidewire Group, Marlene McDaniel (former CEO,
  , Patricia Roller, Frog Design, Amra Tareen,
            allvoices (former partner, Sevin Rosen Funds), Venky Ganesan,
            Globespan Capital Partners

WHERE:      Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif.
            The Stanford Grill at the Stanford Golf Course
            198 Junipero Serra Blvd
            Stanford, CA 94305

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