GeekWire Calendar

Meetups, conferences, startup events, and geeky gatherings in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Browse for local tech events, or search by date or keyword. Submit your event below for consideration for the GeekWire Calendar. Look for highlights from the GeekWire Calendar each week on GeekWire, and check out GeekWire's own unique series of signature tech events in the Seattle region.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Fundamentals for Startups: Building Your Culture As You Scale Your Business

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Building a company of the future does not happen by accident. No matter how early you are in your business, you want to build a strong culture from the beginning. Join La’Kita Williams, founder of CoCreate Work, who will share the steps you can take to build strong team communication, collaboration, and stay connected as you scale. While there is no single strategy for creating a successful culture, there are concrete steps you can take to build a better company on purpose.

– The five key components of building an inclusive and effective company culture
– How to put purpose to work in your business to provide vision and alignment
– Why you should move beyond traditional company values and use a different strategy
– How these strategies help you attract and build a purpose-driven team

La’Kita Williams:
La’Kita is the founder of CoCreate Work, a consultancy that helps small businesses, startups, and emerging companies build transformational culture through executive coaching, accelerated leadership development, and culture strategy. CoCreate Work is on a mission is to help purpose-driven leaders build businesses of the future.

Fundamentals for Startups is a weekly one-hour lecture series featuring notable experts who share startup-related information, experience, and insights with our entrepreneurial community. From raising capital to scaling to exit strategies, these seasoned guest speakers deliver valuable content designed to help startups and entrepreneurs thrive. Lectures are typically 30-40 mins, followed by open Q&A.

Each lecture is filmed, live streamed and archived on CoMotion’s Startup Training Videos page.

Light refreshments will be served. These lectures are open to the public and you do not have to be currently affiliated with the UW or a startup to join, but please pre-register. We hope to see you there!


January 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Categories:
Event Tags:




UW Fluke Hall, 3rd floor
4000 Mason Road
Seattle, WA 98195 United States
+ Google Map