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Tuesday, November 15 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
To accelerate or not to accelerate: Inside Scoop for Female Entrepreneurs

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You have a startup idea and maybe you have even built a team but find yourself needing support, guidance, and introductions to funding partners. Is joining an accelerator program the answer? How does that affect your evaluation? How much equity is fair? Hear the stories of people who made that choice and want to share the good, the bad and the ugly.

So if you are thinking about joining an accelerator and curious about the outcomes, learn about the intense world that is called accelerators. 

On the panel, we'll have:
  • Mamtha Banerjee, who went through TechStars
  • Fran Dunaway, who went through Mergelane
  • Arry Yu, who went through 9Mile Labs, pivoted, and then went through 500 Startups.

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Mary Fox

Associate (Patents/IP), Perkins Coie

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Mamtha Banerjee

Director of Technology at Expedia, Expedia
Mamtha Banerjee is currently Director of Technology at Expedia and a Startup Mentor. Mamtha is an accomplished technology entrepreneur with a track record of providing technology and product leadership at both startups and companies like Expedia. She has developed and launched innovative... Read More →
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Fran Dunaway

CEO/Co-Founder, TomboyX
Fran likes to call herself the accidental entrepreneur. In 2013, she had a great life – partner in a media strategies firm with big budgets, lots of vacation time, regular exercise, excellent sleep habits. She and her wife, Naomi Gonzalez, started a little side business because... Read More →
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Arry Yu

CEO, Founder, GiftStarter.com
Arry Yu is an entrepreneur, tech CEO, public speaker, and professional guest blogger. She is the CEO and founder of GiftStarter.com, the award winning web gifting service that helps people share the cost of any gift sold online. She's also the Entrepreneur in Residence with PSP, Inc. She got her start and currently advises world class brands including Microsoft, Google, and L’Oreal at the intersection... Read More →

Tuesday November 15, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm PST
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