ITWomen Offers Breakout Opportunity for an Entrepreneur

Victoria Usherenko

MIAMI, FL – Nov 18, 2011 – ITWomen is participating in the official launch of StartUp Florida on Friday, Nov. 18 in Miami at St. Thomas University.

ITWomen can introduce one outstanding entrepreneur to pitch his or her business onstage in front of investors, media, and the South Florida entrepreneurial community. Contact ITWomen president Victoria Usherenko or Executive Director Sherry Giordano as soon as possible to apply.

The official launch is being held Friday, November 18, 2011 from 2 – 5 pm at St. Thomas University, in Miami. Selected entrepreneurs will pitch their business at the conclusion of the StartUp Florida press conference.

The event is part of the Startup America Partnership, which was launched at the White House in response to President Obama’s call to celebrate, inspire, and accelerate high-growth entrepreneurship.
The Partnership is bringing together an alliance of major corporations, funders, service providers, mentors and advisors working to dramatically increase the prevalence and success of high-growth enterprises in the U.S. AOL co-founder Steve Case chairs the Partnership and the Kauffman and Case Foundations are founding partners. American Express OPEN, Dell Inc., Intuit Inc., and Microsoft are sponsors.
The Partnership will identify, measure and report on the effectiveness of cross-sector collaboration in support of entrepreneurial ventures and its effect on job creation and growth. For more information on the Partnership and to register as a Startup America Firm today, visit