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 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, NA...

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  • When

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

    Where

    Create 33
    999 3rd Ave, 33 Floor seattle98104

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      Mike Grabham

      Esidarap Inc

      CEO/Founder

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