November 19

Early stage founders: move your startup forward in one day.

Join us to gain knowledge, connect 1:1 with experts, and build community.

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FFA Founder Day will run from 9:30a PT to 2:30p PT on November 19th

Workshop: Fundamentals of Fundraising with Cooley (9:30a- 10:45a PT)
Investor 1:1s, legal 1:1s, and Community Networking (10:45a – 1:45p PT)
Inspirational Fireside, Speaker TBA (1:45p – 2:30 p PT)


Learn the Fundamentals of Fundraising, connect with experts in meaningful 1:1 mentorship sessions, build community with fellow founders, and be inspired by founderswho have walked your path. Our goal is for you to leave Founder Day with new knowledge, new network, and actionable insights so you can move your startup forward.

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Speakers and Mentors
Colleen Badgley
Associate, Cooley
Danielle Naftulin
Partner, Cooley
Geoff Harris
Partner, Flying Fish Ventures
Giselle Rivers
Associate, Cooley
Iris Fujiura
Impacting the future, one company at a time.
Isaac Kato
Managing Director, Techstars
James Newell
Managing Director, Voyager Capital
Javier Soto
Angel Investor
Karin Kidder
Early stage mentor and investor
Kirby Winfield
Founding GP, Ascend VC
Lauren Creel
Associate, Cooley
Maisie Devine
Global Director, Anheuser-Busch InBev 100+ Sustainability Accelerator
Maria Hess
Partner, Madrona Venture Labs
Micah Baldwin
Angel Investor
Phoebe Huang
Associate, Cooley
Renata Bergman
Enhanced Beverage Lead, Anheuser-Busch InBev
Rob Eldridge
Managing Partner, Tapas Capital
Sara Semnani
Associate, Cooley
Sonya Erickson
Partner, Cooley
Stephanie Jin
Early stage impact investor
Tim Porter
Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group

FFA Founder Day November 2020