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Washington DC Autumn 2013
Sessions: 2013-11-19 - 2014-03-04
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 75 cities worldwide.
Youth Fundraising Startup @piggybackr Featured in Forbes and Women2.0
Andrea Lo of Piggybackr, a graduate of the Silicon Valley Founder Institute, has been receiving considerable recognition lately, for her devotion to teaching youth the value of crowdfunding. The startup was recently featured in the Forbes article, “6 Women Entrepreneurs to watch empowering people Through Crowdfunding Platforms”, and on Women2.0, highlighting notable female entrepreneurs aiming to build solutions to help crowdfund the dreams of the next generation.
Andrea was also featured on a segment of TV8 Good Morning Vail, to talk about her initiative and how fundraising can benefit children and young adults.
Be sure to watch the interview below and read the the Forbes article “6 Women Entrepreneurs to watch empowering people Through Crowdfunding Platforms” and Women 2.0 article “5 Inspirational Stories Of Girls In STEM – Or “STEEM” – Fundraising For Good” for more information.