Elizabeth holds both a BS in electrical engineering from Stanford and an MBA from MIT Sloan. She developed her chops working in a number of product marketing positions notably as product marketing manager at Google. In 2010 she was the co-founder and CEO of LaunchBit which was acquired in 2014. Today, she’s a partner with 500 Startups and also runs the Mountain View, CA Accelerator. To help founders understand and overcome rejection she created a one-day, hands-on event she calls: Rejectionathon.