US trip by the stats

HQs visited: 11

Google (Mountain View “Googleplex“)
Microsoft (Mountain View and Redmond)
Pixar
Flickr
Cheezburger
Survey Monkey
Klout
Airbnb
Chomp
Whrrl

Events attended: 16

Geo-Loco Conference
SF Startup Weekend – Mobile
Women 2.0 Founder Friday
Hacks and Hackers – Facebook and the news: Making journalism social
VLAB & DFJ: How I Pivoted to Success Through Effective Iteration and Innovation
Cerebrate Silicon Valley
Girls Gotta Do Business: The Rising Force of Women Entrepreneurs
Women 2.0 Summer Lab Pitches
Mobile Monday New York
NYC Internet Marketing Meetup
Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp 2010
SF/SV Social Media Club tweetup with David Meerman Scott
140 Character Conf
Kate Kendell at Commonwealth Club
Hops & Chops Seattle
San Francisco Nightowls Meetup

Founders met: 17

Chum.ly
Cheezburger
CoTweet
Y Combinator
Open Culture
Social Media Club
101in365
StartupDigest
Precision Polling
Plurchase
Women 2.0
Happy About
Memetales
Meylah
iCharts
Origany
Foodably
And everyone else who I knew already!

Fan-struck status upon meeting: 3

Marissa Mayer
Paul Graham
Robert Scoble

Coworking spaces checked out: 6

Kicklabs
Citizen Space
Dogpatch Labs
True Ventures
Noisebridge
pariSoma Innovation Loft

Photos taken: 441

Cities visited: 3

San Francisco
New York
Seattle

High tea venues reviewed: 5

The Plaza
The Russian Tea Room
The Palace
Crown & Crumpet
Lovejoy’s Tea Room

Flights boarded: 9

Vintage dresses purchased: 9

Live sports watched: 2

Baseball
Roller Derby

Universities visited: 3

Stanford
UC Berkeley
California College of the Arts

Cinema visits: 2

Eat, Pray, Love (first movie by myself!)
Exit Through The Gift Shop – A Banksy Film

Apple Store visits: 6

San Francisco
Fifth Avenue, New York
Palo Alto (Steve’s local)

Mission burritos consumed: too many

Amazing new friendships: uncountable (but includes)

Jenn
Maya
Lindsey
Jessica
Amelia
Heather
Tim and Trudy
Lindsay
Kate
Nancy

A great two months well spent. :-)

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