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Announcing: Fashion 2.0: Startups Showcase.

From: Yuli Z.
Sent on: Friday, August 6, 2010 2:55 PM
WHAT: Fashion 2.0: Startups Showcase.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 17,[masked]:00 PM
6-7pm - Networking
7-8pm - Startups Showcase
8pm and later - Networking

WHERE: RS Lounge, 35 East 21st Street (Between Park Ave S & Broadway), New York, NY 10010


Come see the most innovative fashion startups presenting and getting instant feedback from the panel of leading investors in the space. 3-5 startups will get a chance to receive valuable feedback as well as expose their product to the large community of fashion innovators, press, bloggers and fellow entrepreneurs. Each startup will get 5 min to present and 5 min feedback from the investors panel.

Apply to present! Please email the organizer with the name of your startup, link, development/ funding stage and one paragraph description.

Investors panel:
1. Matthew Witheiler, Flybridge Capital Partners
Matt is a Principal at Flybridge Capital Partners whose investment interests and experience broadly cover companies and technologies across the information technology sector including financial technology, digital media, semiconductors. Matt currently represents Flybridge Capital Partners as an observer on the boards of Convoke Systems, DataXu, Ready Financial, Sand 9 and a portfolio company working in stealth and sits on the board of The Capital Network. He is also a Founding Executive Committee Member of FirstGrowth Venture Network, a network of venture and angel investors supporting first and second time entrepreneurs building exciting companies in the New York area.

2. Owen Davis, NYC Seed
NYC Seed is a partnership between ITAC (, New York City Investment Fund (, The New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation ( Polytechnic Institute of NYU (, which allows it to provide more than just funding. Funded companies will join an extensive media and technology community. NYC Seed provides guidance from notable entrepreneurs, technologists and venture capitalists.

3. Liza Boyd, Constellation Growth Capital
Liza Boyd is responsible for originating and executing investment opportunities in the media and technology sectors. She led the firm's investment in ideeli Inc. and Capital IQ and currently sits on the board of ideeli, Widevine and Geary Interactive. In the past, she has been a board member at Webify, Siperian and K12, which the firm has successfully exited. Liza joined Constellation Growth Capital in 2000.

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