Startup Grind hosts Chris Devore Managing Partner of Founders' Co-op

Create 33 - 999 3rd Ave, 33 Floor seattle, 98104
Seattle
Tue, Sep 24, 2019, 5:30 PM (PDT)

About this event

Chris DeVore is Managing Partner of Founders’ Co-op, the Pacific Northwest's leading seed-stage venture capital fund, and Managing Director of Techstars Seattle, the region’s most selective startup accelerator. Between these two roles Chris has helped over 200 Pacific Northwest startups raise over $1.5 billion in investor capital. Previously a co-founder of Adjacency (acquired by Sapient, NASDAQ: SAPE) and Judy's Book (backed by Mobius VC and Ignition Partners), Chris also launched Patagonia's first online store and led product and business strategy teams at AT&T and McCaw Cellular Communications. As a community volunteer, Chris co-chaired the City of Seattle’s Economic Development Commission, partnered with the University of Washington to create Startup Hall (a commercial innovation space located on the UW Campus), and is a current Board member of Friends of Waterfront Seattle (a non-profit helping to transform Seattle’s downtown waterfront after the Viaduct comes down). Chris attended Yale and the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Speaker

  • Chris DeVore

    Chris DeVore

    Founders Co-op

    Managing Partner

    Chris DeVore is Managing Partner of Founders’ Co-op, the Pacific Northwest's leading seed-stage venture capital fund, and just recently stepped down as Managing Director of Techstars Seattle, the region’s most selective startup accelerator. Between these two roles Chris has helped over 200 Pacific Northwest startups raise over $1.5 billion in investor capital. He helps founders a lot!!!

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  • When

    Tuesday, Sep 24
    5:30 PM - 7:45 PM (PDT)

    Where

    Create 33
    999 3rd Ave, 33 Floor seattle98104

    Brought to you by

    • Mike Grabham

      Mike Grabham

      Esidarap Inc

      CEO/Founder

      See Bio