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Thursday, November 17 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Grit and Resilience: Do You Have What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur? FILLING

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Startups are hard whether you're the founder or on the team. Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Martin Tobias has created a Grit Test, see where you land on the Grit Scale. At this event you'll hear from entrepreneurs who have successfully created companies and how their grit and resilience has carried them through the toughest of times. You'll also learn new ways on how you can increase your grit before you attempt to start your startup.

At this event

  • Take the Grit Test
  • Martin will explain how to interpret the results for the Grit Scale and how to increase your Grit.
  • Listen to entrepreneurs who have been pushed to their limits

Also in the track:

What's next when you try to execute and fail to grow: The Dark Side of Entrepreneurship
See why sport matters in tech, and how it can help you be in the 10% of startups that win.
Early beginnings and challenges scaling up from two experienced entrepreneurs
How to grow and not lose the startup soul: Tech Giants & Startup Mentality

Moderators
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Katie Walvatne

General Manager, thinkspace
There is nothing Katie loves more then being surrounded by smart people willing to share their stories. As co-director of recruiting at thinkspace, Katie gets energized when making connections and diving into what others are passionate about. Lover of dogs, karaoke, and craft beer, you will most likely find Katie training for her first half Ironman in the streets of Seattle or at a local Fremont bar.

Speakers
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Peter Chee

CEO, thinkspace
Chief Pot Stirrer at @thinkspace which supports over 600 startups and small businesses. PSBJ Fastest Growing Companies 2011, 2012. Seattle Magazine Best Companies to Work For 2013. Marathoner. Launched the Seatte Entrepreneur Organization Accelerator program in 2014. Director at Doxxa Incubator 2016. University of Washington Foster School of Business. Entrepreneurial Masters Program at MIT.
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Anne-Marie Faiola

CEO, Bramble Berry
Founder and CEO of Bramble Berry, a soap-making company, and Best Day Ever, a lifestyle products company, Anne-Marie has implemented an outlook of persevering positivity in her own life through the years of highs and lows, choosing happiness every day. She now seeks to make a meaningful difference in women’s lives by introducing them to the tricks, habits, and solutions she has learned along the way, while giving them the space and... Read More →
avatar for Martin Tobias

Martin Tobias

Founder and Investor, MGT Investments
Former CEO of Imperium Renewables, Tippr, Kashless, and Loudeye. Venture partner at Ignition Partners. Has personally invested in over 50 startups. Along the way Martin has owned a handful of bars and restaurants including a VERY fun live music rock club.
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Matt Williams

CEO, Pro.com
Previously Entrepreneur in Residence at Andressen Horowitz; CEO of Digg; and GM of Amazon Webstore.


Thursday November 17, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Google 601 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103

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