GeekWire Calendar: Startups

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Startup Grind Seattle Hosts Martina Welke Britta Jacobs Co Founders (Zealyst)

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Martina Welke is the cofounder & CEO of Zealyst, an enterprise platform that utilizes data analysis and games to build stronger corporate communities. Martina believes that strong human relationships form…

Everything You Wanted To Know About LinkedIn Ads for B2B with AJ Wilcox

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Come learn the latest and greatest on using LinkedIn ads for demand generation and filling the B2B funnel from AJ Wilcox, owner of AJ runs the world’s most sophisticated…

You made an app. Now make a business.

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Startup Panel – Mobile App Series From launching an app to building a successful business How do you build a successful app business? Are you about to launch an app?…

WeWork + General Assembly Open House

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Drop in any time between 5-8 p.m. to: Enjoy an after-work beer with other members of the Seattle startup community. Learn more about General Assembly’s upcoming course offerings including Product…

Seattle Hardware Startups @ Nytec Innovation Center

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Seattle Hardware Startups welcomes Amy Morgan, International Trade Consultant and Co-Founder of ShipHappens which is a company focused on bringing point and click simplicity to global shipping for startups. Complimentary…

UW Bark Tank

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Don’t miss out on being a part of Startup UW’s first ever episode of Bark Tank—a spin on the ABC television show, “Shark Tank”. Bark Tank is an annual event…

“Hacking Innovation” in Healthcare

May 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Seminar: Beth Kolko, Shift Labs Shift Labs Platform Speaker: Beth Kolko Thinking about getting your work out of your lab or office and into the marketplace? Take the next…

Pitch & Demo Night: How to Raise Capital… Organized by the Seattle Angels

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Seattle Angels’ Pitch & Demo Night: How to Raise Capital… This is the best Meetup in the World, for meeting the Founders and the Funders of Great StartUps, and the…

Feature Friday at The Dice Cabana

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kick off your weekend with a one-of-a-kind happy hour event where up to five handpicked companies take the hot seat, with only 99 seconds to announce and demo their latest…

Seattle Health Innovators Meetup

June 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Seattle Heath Innovation Meetup is a grass-roots community comprised of people interested transforming health and healthcare. It was started in 2013 by leaders from Seattle-based health startups. Our June…

Big Data: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

June 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Big Data, while still a buzzword, has matured into a discipline that promises to profoundly transform the ways businesses, governments, and individuals go about their business. Already, Big Data has…

Seattle Spark Meetup: Data Engineering With XFrames

June 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Topic: xFrames is a new Python library for easily manipulating structured data at scale. It is especially well suited for data scientists and Python application developers, who can write compact…

ARA Seattle: Women in Business & Tech: Celebrating Breakthroughs

June 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
We are excited to officially announce ARA Seattle’s next event scheduled for Thursday, June 4, sponsored by Redfin. The night will feature one-on-one conversations with three prominent women in the…

Alliance of Angels – Pitch Clinic

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Speaker: Rachel Azaroff About This Class How do you craft and deliver a compelling pitch to get angel or VC investors interested? As an entrepreneur you’re constantly competing for the…

MITEF: 2015 DEMO Competition

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
What do Limeade, Mobisante, Spiral Genetics, Tilting Motor Works and Swype (albeit under a previous name) have in common? They all presented at the MIT Enterprise Northwest DEMO competition. Over…

Empower Your Consultants

June 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Innovation Seminar: Kapil Sharma How to Engage Consultants Speaker: Kapil Sharma Thinking about getting your work out of your lab or office and into the marketplace? Take the next step…

New Tech Seattle

June 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New Tech Seattle is the heart of Seattle tech where you’ll connect with smart, fun, creative people from across the full spectrum of our tech community. We’d love you to…

Traction Conf

June 18 @ 8:00 am - 11:55 pm
Join Canada’s largest gathering of growth experts on Thursday, June 18 at the Harbour Event Centre in Vancouver. Traction is a one-day conference that will teach you distribution strategies and tactics for…


June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Second Annual SURF EXPO: The largest gathering of the Seattle startup community 100+ STARTUPS ON DISPLAY 22,000 SQUARE FOOT VENUE DRINKS AND APPETIZERS FOR ATTENDEES See what 100 startups are…

Alliance of Angels Workshop: How to be an effective angel board director

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join Dan Rosen and Susan Schreter for an interactive session on best practices for angel investors who choose to serve on the board of directors of their portfolio companies. We…

Seattle Meetup + Pitch-Off

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Seattle! Join us for beer, good conversation, and a battle to the death to see which entrepreneurs can dazzle and excite…

TechCrunch Meetup + Pitch-Off: Seattle

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
TechCrunch’s legendary meetup + pitch-off event is coming to Seattle on Thursday, June 25! Join us for beer, good conversation, and a battle to the death to see which entrepreneurs…

Cascadia JSFest 2015

July 8 @ 8:00 am - July 10 @ 5:00 pm
CascadiaJSFest is a three-day, community-driven conference on the cutting edge of JavaScript and CSS. CSS, browser, server, OS – we cover it all.

Alliance of Angels Workshop: Equity Term Sheets

July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This interactive session will provide angel investors with explanations and examples of the most important elements of a term sheet for an early stage equity financing, enabling investors to understand…

Puget Sound Venture Club 30th Anniversary Dinner

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Club is celebrating 30 years of funding early stage companies. Present and past members have invested in over 850 companies representing approximately $125 million.
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