UW CoMotion Labs @ HQ
4545 Roosevelt Way NE Suite 400

  • Start Date: Wed Aug 14, 2019
  • Starts at: 06:00 PM
  • Ends at: 09:00 PM


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Matt Rubright

VP of Early and Growth Stage Tech, Silicon Valley Bank

Adam Mangone

VP of Growth and Marketing,

Laura Malcolm

Founder/CEO, Give InKind

Robert Le

Director, FI Seattle

Jeremy Zaretzky

Managing Director, Founder Institute Seattle

About the Event

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who is thinking about raising money for their idea or business 
  • Anyone that wants an understanding of fundraising for early stage businesses and products


 What are some of the Topics?

  • The key metrics and pre-requisites for raising funding, and the anatomy of a "fundable" company
  • How to make yourself more attractive to investors
  • How to utilize online fundraising networks and platforms, like AngelList, Gust, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo.
  • How to meet and work with different sources of capital, such as friends and family, angel investors, venture capitalists, government grants and loans, and more.
  • and more...


What is the Agenda?

  • Welcome and Socializing
  • Talks from Entrepreneurs who have raised capital, and Investors who fund startups
  • Question and Answer
  • Introduction to the Founder Institute
  • Discussion and Drinks at a Local Bar or Restaurant


This event is free to attend. Join us for a fun evening! For more free startup events, visit

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