"Be the VC" Contest: Thank you to everyone who participated in our "Be the VC" Contest (Web 2.0 Expo edition). The results are in, after 2 weeks of voting, the TradeVibes community has settled on Mill River Labs, Zoho, Sprout, IGLOO , and Rearden Commerce as the five most bullish startups from the list of 100 Web 2.0 companies. Based on this list, the winner of our contest is dknight, who accurately picked 4 out of 5 of these companies. The honorable mentions go to rmowery, eliang, tpringle and drapaport, who all picked 3 out of 5. Congratulations everyone!
TradeVibes Survey: On a different note, we are constantly looking to improve our product and we would like your help! We are conducting a survey for TradeVibes users to better understand how we can improve our service to meet your needs. We would really appreciate it if you can spend 5 minutes filling it out (there are only 10 questions). As an added incentive, we will give $100 Amazon gift certificates to 5 lucky folks who complete the survey. You can get started here.
Women 2.0: Quick plug for our friends over at Women 2.0 and the "Beyond the Spark: Entrepreneurship Redefined" Conference this coming Saturday. Start the day with a fireside chat with Rachel Payne, founding member of Google.org and Chris Shipley of Guidewire Group. Enjoy lunch with some of Silicon Valley's top entrepreneurs and investors - opportunity to ask questions and dive deep into a topic of your choice. Watch as the 5 finalists of the Women 2.0 Business Plan Competition pitch live to the audience and judges and raise a mimosa to the winner at the end of the conference. Join the Women 2.0 team for a full day of fun, learning, sharing, and good old-fashioned competition! The profiles of the Pitch 2008 finalists can be found on TradeVibes.
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