The Female Founders Alliance Access Series is designed to help founders move their business forward by fostering meaningful connections with the people and organizations that are most difficult to access for underrepresented founders. Access Portland addresses the top three things founders need the most: access to investors, partners and fellow founders.

Through a combination of panels, 1:1 VIP coaching, founder AMAs (Ask Me Anything), and facilitated networking, our guest speakers and coaches will meaningfully support founders in their area of business  expertise. Founders will leave with new connections and newfound wisdom that will help them build a profitable, sustainable business.

See below for the full roster of investors and speakers.

Choose Your Own Access

Meet Founders

Learn from experienced founders in Ask Me Anything sessions. Use this time to get real answers to questions you've been dying to ask other entrepreneurs.

Meet Investors

1:1 meetings with some of the Pacific Northwest's top VC and angel investors. Use this time to pitch your company, get feedback, and kick off a relationship. VIP ticketholders only.

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Who You'll Meet

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Diane Fraiman
Voyager Capital
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Nitin Rai
Elevate Capital
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Tim Porter
Madrona Venture Group
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Dennis Joyce
Alliance of Angels
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Julianne Brands
Oregon Venture Fund
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Genevieve LeMarchal
FoundersPad
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Lydia Frank
PayScale
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Matt Abrams
Seven Peaks Ventures
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Jenn Lynch
Portland Seed Fund
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Manish Jain
Trilogy Equity Partners
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Sabrina Parsons
Palo Alto Software
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Jaime Schmidt
Schmidt's Naturals
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Valeria Cole
Teadora
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Jill Nelson
Ruby Receptionists
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Amy LaMeyer
WXR Fund
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Julie Harrelson
Cascade Angels
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Jennifer Ferguson
Handful
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Samantha Agee
Female Founders Alliance
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Claire White
K&L Gates
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Jane Ullman
Silicon Valley Bank
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Mary Hull
Stoel Rives LLP
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Brianne Bridegum
Stoel Rives LLP
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Shiau Yen Chin-Dennis
K&L Gates

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