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Venture Mechanics is a coworking space and innovation center for startups and entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest.
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This will be an uncommon opportunity to meet inspiring entrepreneurs and investors in our local community, whether female, black, latino, or even LGBT or native American, who all together still represent a minority of venture capital investments in the USA. Help us, help them, to change the status quo by participating in this event.

Join us for compelling panels focused on the challenges and the solutions developed by fellow founders. Join the collaborative movement and enrich your professional network.


​​Co-chairs:

Dr. Jamar Montgomery

Chris Manderino

​Ron Wiener

Keynote Speaker:

Robert Frederick, Founder and CEO of Sirqul

 

​Panelists for The Many Ways Women Can Invest in Women:

Moderator: Chris Manderino, Founder & CEO Amelia Network

Maria Kolby-Wolfe, President & CEO at Washington Women’s Foundation 

Sarah Studer, Former Director of Platform, Techstars Seattle

Winona (Rennick) Kantamaneni, Assistant Director of Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership UW

Laura Clise, CEO & Founder Intentionalist

 

​Panelists for Building Your Marketplace From Your Community:

Moderator: Dr. Jamar Montgomery, International Speaker

Dei’Marlon Scisney, Actionable Insights Data (AID)

Yolanda Barton, Founder of Revere XR

Arry Yu, Yellow Umbrella Ventures

Rosalinda Mendoza, Mocel Mezcal


Doors open at 5pm. Summit formally begins at 5:30pm. Company presentations will run from 7pm-8:30pm. Companies will have their own demo tables in the mixer area... you are welcome to stay for the after party mixer, meet the founders personally, and meet the other guests. Light snacks and beverages will be served.

Location
Venture Mechanics Coworking Studios of Bellevue
14110 NE 21st St, Bellevue, WA 98007, USA
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Venture Mechanics is a coworking space and innovation center for startups and entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest.
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