On April 22nd Third Wave Fashion will be collaborating with Women Innovate Mobile and New York Tech Women for an event we’re calling “Behind the Pitch”. At this event entrepreneurs will have a chance to pitch their startups and ventures in front of a who’s who of investors from companies that include AOL, Comcast, Gen Y and many more. This event will touch on market insights and connect some already awesome people with experts in funding and financial capital.
Want to know more? We have all the details here, plus an insider’s pre-event interview the Founder of Women Innovate Mobile, Kelly Hoey.
TWF: Please describe the event, as it relate to entrepreneurs, in 4 words.
WIM: Funding Trends & Investor Insights.
TWF: What is one thing you want potential attendees to know about what’s planned for the event?
WIM: This event is a reality check. People will be learning about what’s really happening with startup funding and what it takes to get funded.
TWF: Tell us a little bit about your collaborators, which include us and New York Tech Women. What do our groups bring to the table?
WIM: In business, you call on trusted relationships — people who execute with the same values and high standards. Bringing different perspective and connections from within the NY startup ecosystem is essential too. I admire what TWF and NY Tech Women have created, so it is great that we are aligned to execute Behind The Pitch together.
TWF: Tell us a little bit about your Pitch Pit of Investors.
WIM: We’ve got a who’s who signed up: Mohr Davidow, USV, First Round, AOL, Comcast, Starvest, Lerer, Zelkova plus angel investors, new funds (Gen Y, Pereg) and brands who are looking to partner with innovative startups (NBC, L’Oreal).
TWF: How can people that cannot attend get involved?
WIM: Follow #BehindThePitch on Twitter.
Interested? Check out all the details, as well how to purchase your tickets here.
Leticia Domenech was a Writing and Copyediting Intern at TWF. Third Wave Fashion has been your fashion tech think tank since 2011. We publish the first ever printed fashion tech magazine, Third Wave. Follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our newsletter to stay on top of the latest in fashion tech + wearables.
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