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

Sep 25, 2019, 12:30 – 2:45 AM

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!!!

In-person event

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.

Check out what happened

Speaker

  • Chris DeVore

    Founders Co-op

    Managing Partner

When

When

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
12:30 AM – 2:45 AM UTC

Agenda

12:30 AMNetworking and Food
1:15 AMFireside Chat
2:30 AMNetworking

Host

  • Mike Grabham

    Esidarap Inc

    CEO/Founder

Organizers

  • Robert Green

    AWS

    Seattle Director

  • Mike Grabham

    Esidarap inc

    Co Director

  • Shawn McGaff

    OblongPixel

    Co Director

  • Eduardo Altamirano

    Mentor

  • Julie Zhu

    Mentor

  • Robert Green

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

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Dell Technologies

Partner

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Create 33

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