Gina is big news! Ning exit reported at $150M, now on to Mightybell!

Gina Bianchini is big news in Silicon Valley. And she's coming to meet with YOU @ Women Startup Lab!

Join us April 23rd as we welcome Gina Bianchini, founder and CEO of Mightybell. Mightybell is the first community platform built to support networks of groups. Mightybell was started in late 2010 and is backed by First Round Capital, Floodgate and the Greylock Discovery Fund. Before Mightybell, Bianchini and Marc Andreessen co-founded Ning (, the largest social  platform for communities of interests and passions online. In December 2011, Glam Media purchased Ning for $150M.

Bianchini serves on the board of directors of Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI), which owns HGTV, The Food Network, The Travel Channel, The Cooking Channel, The DIY Network, and Great American Country.

She was raised in Cupertino, California, graduated with honors from Stanford University and received her M.B.A from Stanford Business School., has been featured in Fast Company, Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal as the next hot company to watch.

Other people talking about Gina and her work:

Fortune Magazine’s “40 under 40,”

Huffington Post’s 10 technology “Ultimate Game Changers"

Fast Company

Gina has been featured as one of NPR’s “5 Nerds to Watch in 2013,” and 7x7 magazine’s “Hot 20” list. She has also appeared on Charlie Rose, CNBC, and CNN.


6:00 to 7:00 PM - Networking

(VIP Private Networking Session with Gina is also available for an additional cost)

7:00 to 8:00 PM - Gina's Talk



Food & Wine will be served

$20 Networking session + presentation

(includes food, wine and good company. Meet amazing fellow startup women founders!)

$40 VIP Networking Session with our guest speaker + presentation (limited capacity)

(Payment:  RSVP $20 at for this event, and then --> Click here to purchase additional $20 VIP Ticket at EventBrite. Promo Code: WSLVIP)



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Procopio is a full service law firm, with attorneys in the Emerging Growth & Technology Practice group representing start-ups at all different stages, from formation to exit. Procopio's attorneys are dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of their clients and to collaborating with them to develop tailored, relevant business and funding strategies. Procopio is one of the largest business law firms in California.

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  • Adriana C.

    I liked the energy around a great group of entrepreneur women. I liked that was more a sharing time that a conference

    1 · April 26, 2013

  • Goretti

    Great event. I appreciated the candid conversations.

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Roopa Mangalmurti M.

    Good to hear a frank and different take on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur!

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Denise T.

    Will try to be there for the 7pm talk! Excited to hear from an amazing entrepreneur.

    1 · April 23, 2013

  • Kezya M A.

    What is the topic of Gina's talk?

    April 22, 2013

  • RayCro

    unfortunately can't make it due to another event that night.

    April 22, 2013

  • Dea W.

    Great to see a woman win-'Ning' big in tech! Can't wait to hear Gina speak.

    April 19, 2013

  • Goretti

    I will be there.

    April 18, 2013

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