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

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

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