Celebrate Female Founders at Startup Grind Seattle

May 29, 2019, 12:30 – 2:45 AM

Create 33, 999 3rd Ave, 33 Floor, seattle, 98104

We will have a great panel discussion with true leaders, Sarah Daniels, CEO Blue Canoe, Alisha Valavanis, CEO Seattle Storm and Gillian Muessig CEO Outlines Ventures . These women have grown their companies, their careers and the people around them. The discussion will be focusing on team culture and growing your business. We will spend time sharing info on steps to take. Bring your Questions.

In-person event

About this event

Alisha Valavanis, has been a positive influence at the Seattle Storm. In four full seasons with Valavanis at the helm, the Storm won a WNBA Championship and performed incredibly well as a business. During her tenure, revenues increased over 60% and profits soared over 250%. She has focused on community support and a positive culture.  Sarah Daniels is successful serial entrepreneur and high-tech executive with more than 25 years of experience starting, growing, and selling technology companies. Sarah is co-founder and CEO of Blue Canoe, an AI mobile app that is the most effective way for non-native English speakers to improve their pronunciation and clear communication, changing their careers and lives. Gillian Muessig CEO Outlines Ventures and Managing Director of The Masters Fund, a global gender-lens venture capital fund based in Seattle, WA. An active entrepreneur, Gillian cofounded both Moz (the world’s most popular search marketing software) and brettapproved (the first algorithm to power standardized accessibility data gathering and dissemination for travelers with disabilities).

Check out what happened


  • Sarah Daniels

    Blue Canoe

    CEO/Co Founder

  • Alisha Valavanis

    Seattle Storm, Force 10 Sports Management


  • Gillian Muessig

    Outlines Venture Group




Wednesday, May 29, 2019
12:30 AM – 2:45 AM UTC


Networking and Food
Fireside Chat


  • Mike Grabham

    Esidarap Inc



  • Robert Green

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Shawn McGaff


    Co Director

  • Eduardo Altamirano

    Assistant to the Director

  • Julie Zhu


  • Mike Grabham

    Esidarap inc


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Dell Technologies

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