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Mashable (1/27/12): A gathering of entrepreneurs in the Bay Area on Thursday offered a window into how ambitious techies’ visions become reality. It started with a presentation from a go-getter named Adam Ghetti.

Dressed casually in a dark tee-shirt, Ghetti stepped to the front a conference room at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz on Thursday afternoon. He launched into an intense, rapid-fire pitch and test drive of his cloud security startup Social Fortress.

After Ghetti finished, 14 more entrepreneurs repeated the process, describing the basics of their businesses. They hoped to spark interest — and investment… Read more »