Esther Dyson (EDventure Holdings)

ThoughtWorks 99 Madison Ave 10016 New York, NY New York City
Thu, Jul 18, 2013, 6:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Esther Dyson of EDventure Holdings is a former journalist and Wall Street technology analyst who is a leading angel investor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and commentator focused on breakthrough innovation in healthcare, government transparency, digital technology, biotechnology, and space. Her primary activity is investing in start-ups and guiding many of them as a board member. Her board seats include 23andMe, Airship Ventures, Boxbe, Voxiva, Eventful, Evernote, IBS Group (Russia, advisory board), Meetup, Midentity (UK), NewspaperDirect, Yandex (Russia)…and WPP Group (not a start-up). Some of her other direct IT investments include Flickr and Del.icio.us (sold to Yahoo!), BrightMail (sold to Symantec), Orbitz (sold to Cendant), Medstory and Powerset (both sold to Microsoft), Plazes (sold to Nokia), Tacit (sold to Oracle), BlogAds, BrightHouse, ChoiceStream, Dopplr, Dotomi, Linkstorm, Mashery, Organized Wisdom, Ovusoft, PatientsLikeMe, Resilient,Technorati, ThingD, Vizu.com and Zedo. Indirectly, she is an investor in Amee.cc and Wesabe. Hear her speak of innovation in healthcare, government transparency, digital technology, biotechnology, and space. She's considered to be one of the most influential female investors in the startup world today.  You don't want to miss this fireside chat! Twitter @edyson

Speaker

  • Esther Dyson

    Esther Dyson

    EDventure Holdings

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  • When

    Thursday, Jul 18
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EDT)

    Where

    ThoughtWorks
    99 Madison Ave
    10016 New York, NY

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