Astia invites you to an Informative Breakfast on 18 January 2011 to learn more about Astia and its European Entrepreneur Program for Women-led high growth companies seeking funding.
This invitation is extended to investors, advisers and entrepreneurs that have an interest in high-growth entrepreneurship. Places are limited.
If you are new to Astia, please come and join us to learn more about Astia. You will have the opportunity to hear about our programs, meet Entrepreneurs, existing Astia Advisors and members of the Astia team.
We look forward to seeing you.
Simone Brummelhuis, VP Europe of Astia
Date: Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Time: 9.00am-10.30 am
Location: The breakfast is kindly sponsored and hosted on location by Alexandra Jankovich, founder of Spark & Co and member of the European Advisory Board of Astia.
Astia, the premier venture accelerator for women-led high- growth companies, is calling upon UK and European start-ups to join Astia and participate in its prestigious Entrepreneur Programme, to be held in London March 14-18, 2011 and the subsequent Investor Forum.
Technology, E-commerce, Life Science and Clean Technology companies are encouraged to apply. Invitations are extended only to those companies that pass Astia’s robust screening and qualification process.
Astia is a global not-for-profit organization with a distinct focus and mission – to uniquely source innovation by propelling women’s full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fuelling innovation and driving economic growth. Astia works with start-ups around the world as they access capital, grow their businesses, and hone the leadership skills of their founding teams.
The Astia model of engaging a community of experts to the benefit of the select start-ups it serves has resulted in an exceptional success rate: since 2003, 60 percent of companies that have participated in the Astia Investor Forums have secured funding or achieved an exit within one year of presenting, totaling more than half a billion dollars raised and 21 exits, including two IPOs.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Astia delivers programs for entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, New York,Europe and India. Astia has also had significant press coverage in major media channels including The New York Times, Businessweek, Forbes and The Financial Times. For more information, visit www.astia.org.
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Committed to the Success of Women High Growth Entrepreneurs, their Teams and their Ventures
Astia is a curated, global community of experts committed to the success of world class women-led, high-growth startups. For over 15 years the 5000+ members of Astia's connected community have provided startups with access to capital, business networks, and opportunities to become dominant market players.
The organization is a non-profit with distinct focus and mission - to propel women's full participation as entrepreneurs and leaders in high-growth businesses, fueling innovation and driving economic growth.
The Astia programs include:
Astia Access Programs for Entrepreneurs leading high-growth companies
Astia Venture Showcases where entrepreneurs present to the broader investment comunity in order to raise capital
Astia Angels - investing in supernovas. A global investor network of men and women who invest in the companies who apply to Astia