Rebecca is currently serving an interim post as the Executive Director of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network, and loves doing good work with great people who are making a difference in the world. She brings 20 years of operating, development and executive experience to the role, and was delighted to return to her native Seattle a decade ago. Here, she has served as the Director of the Alliance of Angels program, Executive Director (previously) of the Northwest Entrepreneur Network (NWEN), Chief Business Officer of GeekWire and and most recently as Interim CEO of Vittana. She teaches a class on Venture Capital in the UW MBA program, and serves as a mentor at TechStars, the Founder Institute and 9 Mile Labs. In all of these capacities she has screened, coached and mentored thousands of entrepreneurs, with an emphasis on pitch coaching and match-making. She is on the employer advisory board of the UW Foster School of Business, the board of directors of NWEN, and the advisory board of LikeBright. Rebecca is a phi beta kappa graduate of Carleton College and a Dean's Scholar, UW Foster MBA program. She is endlessly devoted to education, entrepreneurship, and karaoke.
Who should attend?
- Anyone who has an idea for an early-stage company.
- Anyone that is interested starting or joining a new startup.
- Anyone interested in learning about the Seattle Startup Ecosystem.
Who are the Mentors?
NWEN & Seattle's Founder Institute, have teamed up to bring you major Founders & CEOs that support the startup community and ecosystem in Seattle. Our mentors will share their years of experience and scar tissue - borrow theirs instead of getting your own!
12:00 - 12:15- Conversation & One-minute startup pitches
12:15 - 12:45 - Mentor Topic
12:45 - 1:00 - Q&A
Directions & Parking: http://thehubseattle.com/location/
12:00pm - 1:00pm
- The Hub Seattle - 220 Second Ave S., Seattle, WA 98104