Rebecca Lovell is the City of Seattle's Startup Liaison, working to connect startups to resources, expand opportunities in entrepreneurship , and measure and promote our success. She also serves as a mentor for Techstars, 9 Mile Labs, and Founder Institute, and is an instructor on venture capital investing in the UW Foster MBA Program. She is on the advisory board of LikeBright as well as the UW Foster Employer Advisory board, and has coached, screened and mentored hundreds of startups in Seattle. Prior roles include Program Director, Alliance of Angels, Executive Director, Northwest Entrepreneur Network, Chief Business Officer, GeekWire and interim CEO for Vittana. She brings 20 years of operating and management experience to her leadership roles in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. Recognized as of the top 100 women in Tech from the Puget Sound Business Journal (2009), was Tech Flash's "Do Gooder of the Year" in 2010, she is endlessly devoted to entrepreneurship and karaoke.
Introduction to the Seattle Startup Community
This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Seattle.
How I Turned a Kickstarter Campaign Into a Company: Fireside Chat with Dan Shapiro, Founder and CEO of Robot Turtles
Join us for a Fireside Chat with Dan Shapiro, CEO of Robot Turtles, LLC, a company he founded after launching the best-selling board game in Kickstarter history.