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Boston Women Entrepreneurs in Tech
April 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Please join Techstars in Boston for an evening of tech founders sharing the challenges they have conquered – from building and managing teams to fundraising – throughout their journey in entrepreneurship.
A panel of women founders from the Boston tech entrepreneurship community will be moderated by Melissa Withers, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of RevUp Capital. Melissa is a fund manager and business builder with 130+ investments under management with prior experience as a co-founder and as an accelerator managing director. She is also a dedicated Mentor in Residence at Techstars Boston.
Vicky Wu Davis, Founder and Executive Director of Youth CITIES. Vicky is an entrepreneur, educator, activist and mom. She is the former CEO and Founder of Froghop, Inc., a tech-enabler that served companies cross-platform for cellphones and PCs. Youth CITIES is an education non-profict teaching students an entrepreneurial mindset, and Vicky is passionate about education equity.
Aagya Mathur, Founder and CEO of Aavia. Aagya’s passion lies at the intersection of healthcare, innovation and analytics-driven insights. Her company, Aavia, is improving the Birth Control Pill experience by empowering women to take the Pill on time, every time.
Anna Palmer, Co-Founder of Dough. Anna is a Techstars Boston 2012 alumna, when she was founder and CEO of Fashion Project, which was acquired in 2016 by Union & Fifth. Since then, she has been a Founding Partner of XFactor Ventures, investing in tenacious pre-seed or seed rounds for female founders. Her current mission at Dough is to drive purchase power for women owned businesses for economic equality.
The event is open and free to all, drinks and snacks will be provided courtesy of Chargebee.
Techstars is the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed. It is one of the best accelerator programs in the world and we have two cohorts of entrepreneurs that are currently in session in Boston: Techstars Boston and Techstars Air Force.
5:30 – 6:00 pm Arrival & Registration
6:00 – 6:05 pm Welcome
6:05 – 7:00 pm Panel Discussion
7:00 – 7:45 pm Networking
We hope you will join us for and inspiring and informative evening!
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