Seattle WTIA Startup Program – Cohort I – What to Expect

WTIA Startup Program – Cohort I – What to Expect

Hey Cohort 1, I wanted to introduce myself and the Cohort I program.   I’m Dave Parker and the WTIA Chair of startup programs/club. I’m a five-time founder and VC with Seven Peaks Ventures. I work with Nick Ellingson who’s the point person for programs and is the WTIA staff member. We also have an …

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Seattle Play Bigger Seattle!

Play Bigger Seattle!

It’s time for Seattle to Play Bigger! As a startup community, we’ve had a chip on our shoulder for years. We’re not the valley. VCs would say we need better founders, founders would say we need better (and more) VCs. Both were right. Founders are flogged for thinking too small. But investors don’t want to fund …

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Entrepreneurship Startup meet Angels (Seattle) – Process and Rubric

Startup meet Angels (Seattle) – Process and Rubric

How do we evaluate teams for Seattle’s Startups meet Angels meetup (aka Angels, Pitches and Beer)? Pitches Bring your pitch deck and plan on a 5 minute pitch with 5-10 minutes of Q&A from the Angels. Your pitch will not be public, but in a conference room with qualified investors only. Selection Process: 6+ Teams are …

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