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Female Founder/Co-Founder Startup Pitch
Are you a female-founded or female-cofounded tech startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert VC and Angel judges? This is your chance. Meet, field questions, and get immediate feedback from investors. Our judges will be female-founder focused or interested VC and angel investors.
Who Should Apply?
We have several (5-7) spots available for innovative tech startups. Apply today for a chance to present your venture on stage! Applications are open until May 26 (Tuesday 11:59PM PST) - click below to apply!
Application Link: https://bit.ly/3gfeU1K
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4:00pm PST - 4:05pm PST: Opening Remarks
4:05pm PST - 5:35pm PST: Pitch Your Startup to VCs & Angels
Gillian Muessig - Managing Director, Masters Fund ($100m global fund), Outlines Venture Group; Member Board of Directors, World Affairs Council; Advisor, Green Global IT Solutions Consulting
Gillian Muessig is the CEO of Outlines Venture Group and Managing Director of the Mastersfund, a global gender-lens venture capital fund based in Seattle, WA. Gillian is a co-founder of both Moz, the world’s most popular provider of digital marketing software and has served on dozens of Boards of Directors and Advisors worldwide, including advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, U.S. State Department and the German Marshall Fund’s YTILI program.Ms. Muessig speaks globally on the financial benefits of gender lens and debt+equity hybrid investing and the impact of global trends on startup activity. Her weekly radio podcast, CEOcoach, focuses on the expanding capitalization options for early stage technology companies and has been running for more than a decade on WebmasterRadio.fm, iTunes and other platforms. Over more than three decades, Gillian has helped thousands of companies to launch, grow, pivot and thrive.
Glenn Argenbright - General Partner, Quake Capital
Glenn Argenbright has over 25 years’ experience operating and running a variety of private, pre-IPO, and public companies. Over the course of his career, he founded fourteen startups. Three went public and nine were acquired, amounting to over $5B in aggregate shareholder returns. His background includes expertise and projects in software, firmware, middleware, hardware, enterprise, SAAS, consumer goods, and Web and mobile applications.
Glenn is now the General Partner at Quake Capital, an early stage venture fund and accelerator. With over 175 investments across its portfolio, Quake was recently recognized as the second most active funder of female founders worldwide (crunchbase), one of the ten most active early stage funds (Forbes), and one of the twenty most active venture funds in NYC (Pitchbook). Quake has three funds, and all rank in the top 20% of venture performance with Net IRRs of well over 30%.
Stacey Feinberg - President, 33 Capital; Managing Director, Golden Seeds
After graduating from Northwestern University, Stacey assisted her father at his pioneering Sports and Entertainment Law Firm, Bob Woolf Associates. Beyond negotiating contracts, they also managed every aspect of the lives and careers of over 300 clients, including Larry Bird, Larry King, Joe Montana, and New Kids On the Block.
In 1998, she co-founded JLF Asset Management. They were named to Barron’s 2007 list of the top 30 hedge funds in the world. In 2008, Stacey pivoted to pre IPO investing. Some her early stage investments include Facebook, Zico Water, Uber, and Peloton.
Recently, Stacey shifted her focus to funding and empowering Female Entrepreneurs. Guest lecturing at Harvard Law School and executive programs like The Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports at Harvard Business School helps her stay current in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace.
As a Producer of the Broadway Hit Jagged Little Pill, frequent Judgeat VC competitions, Speaker on numerous panels, Mentor at USC Business School and Women Founders Network, as well as a Managing Director of Golden Seeds, Stacey is committed to supporting women in launching and scaling their businesses.
Elizabeth Davis - Investment Associate, Female Innovators Lab, Anthemis Group
Elizabeth Davis is an early stage investor at Anthemis on their Female Innovators Lab team. Based in New York, Elizabeth invests in pre-seed female founded Fintech companies. Prior to joining Anthemis, Elizabeth served as the Vice President of Worn, a mission-driven creative and digital agency, where she led strategic partnerships working with female founders, was a Co-Founder at ON PURPOSE, a purpose consulting firm, and worked at The Coca- Cola Company on their Global Sustainability team. Elizabeth graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in Liberal Studies and received her MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Vinetta Project and the University of Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters.
Venue: Zoom (Event Link Will Be Provided In Your Confirmation Email)
Sa Francisco, CA 94105
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