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Tuesday, October 9 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Fundraising V. Bootstrapping

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Some say you should raise as much capital as you can, as soon as you can, as often as you can, period. Others say VC is not for everyone - or worse! When you're an early stage founder, navigating the trove of advice can be treacherous and confusing. This panel of founders will share experiences and advice about what kinds of businesses would do well with VC funding, who, when and why should businesses bootstrap, and whether one or the other spells success or failure. Before you try raising a penny, save your hard-earned equity and come listen to what they have to say!


Moderators
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Tim Porter

Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group
Tim is a Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group, a Seattle-based venture capital firm that invests in early-stage technology companies in the Pacific Northwest. Madrona manages nearly $1.6 billion and are currently investing out of their $300 million Fund VII. Tim is focused on... Read More →

Speaker
avatar for Kristina Bergman

Kristina Bergman

founder and CEO, Integris Software
Kristina is the founder and CEO of Integris Software, a data privacy company that allows organizations to stay in compliance with data privacy laws, such as GDPR and CCPA. Previously, Kristina was a venture capitalist at Ignition Partners, where she led investments in Cloud Tech... Read More →
avatar for Danna Redmond

Danna Redmond

Co-Founder, HeyThrivy
Danna Redmond is the Co-Founder of HeyThrivy, a customized personalized assistant service powered by technology and data insights that is helping people manage their busy lives.   In the founding of HeyThrivy, Danna set out to solve a problem that she, too, was experiencing – how... Read More →
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Gabe Richman

Founder and CEO, Omic Inc.
Gabe Richman is the founder and CEO of Omic, a SaaS company that enables healthcare providers to take control of genomics, their most valuable asset for improving care and reducing costs. Prior to founding Omic, Gabe held multiple leadership positions in SaaS companies and was most... Read More →
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Adam Schoenfeld

co-founder and CEO, Siftrock
Adam loves breakfast, b2b marketing, SaaS, and golf. He's currently General Manager at Drift, where he leads Siftrock & Drift's new Seattle office. Before that he was co-founder and CEO at Siftrock which bootstrapped to cash flow positive and an acquisition by Drift in September 2018... Read More →


Tuesday October 9, 2018 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Create33 999 Third Avenue, Suite 3300 Seattle

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