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Tuesday, November 15 • 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Fido, Funding, and Family in Startups FULL

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Bob Crimmins and his 11 year old twin daughters launched a kick starter campaign that generated over $20K for a innovative dog poop bag. Bob has said of all the startup things he has worked on, this is the one he's enjoyed the most. Learn more about kids in entrepreneurship.

Scott Porad is CTO of Rover.com. Rover recently finished an additional round of funding that has brought in $65M to grow and scale the company. Learn from Scott about the challenges of scaling a tech startup. 

Agenda:
12:30-1:00 - Snacks and networking
1:00 - 1:50 - Presentations

Also in the track:
See why sport matters in tech, and how it can help you be in the 10% of startups that win.
Grit and Resilience: What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur
What's next when you try to execute and fail to grow: the Dark Side of Entrepreneurship
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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Bob Crimmins

Co-Founder, Wise Walker
Bob is a serial entrepreneur (six companies) and career technologist. As a founder, mentor, advisor and an active member of the Seattle tech community, Bob works with Techstars, 9 Mile Labs, Seattle Women in Tech, Seattle Angel Conference and other startup-oriented organizations to help founders navigate the challenges of starting a company. He’s also the founder and chief instigator of Startup Haven, a community-driven organization that... Read More →
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Scott Porad

CTO, Rover.com
Professional experience building industry-leading web properties in online media (espn.com), e-commerce and online retailing (drugstore.com), social and user-generated content (cheezburger.com) and online, sharing economy marketplaces (rover.com).


Tuesday November 15, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
SURF Incubator 999 3rd Ave #700, Seattle, WA 98104

Attendees (170)