Seattle StartupDigest – October 17, 2011by StartupDigest on October 18, 2011
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What’s Going on in the Seattle Startup Community
First Look Forum (NWEN)
When: Tuesday, October 18h, from 3 to 5pm
Where: Arctic Club Hotel, 700 3rd Avenue, Seattle, WA
This exclusive, bi-annual, invite-only investor showcase is the culmination of an in-depth coaching program that features 12 never-seen-before, early-stage growth-oriented startups from every
segment of innovation in the Pacific Northwest. The event is invite-only, but investors or service providers interested in attending should contact email@example.com.
When: Thursday, October 20th at 9pm
Where: Belltown Pub, 2232 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA
Join TechCocktail for an evening of fun mingling with other technology enthusiasts, innovators, entrepreneurs, developers, designers and social media folks that includes a showcase of emerging technology companies. The event will include cocktails and presentations from a select group of early stage startups.
When: Friday October 21st through Sunday October 23rd
Where: Microsoft Commons, 15255 NE 40th St, Redmond, WA
Seattle GiveCamp is a weekend-long event where software professionals, including developers, designers, database administrators, social media gurus donate their time to create custom software for non-profit organizations. Seattle GiveCamp is a part of National GiveCamp, where information professionals in 20+ cities will all work their magic during one special weekend this fall.
When: Tuesday, October 25th, from 5:30 to 8:30pm
Where: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 1201 3rd Ave, #2200
Join a panel of successful Angel Investors and VCs who are dedicated to the formation and growth of startup companies in Seattle. This panel includes Todd Dean (Angel Market), Charles Higgins (Bricolage Ventures) and Gary Ritner (Puget Sound Venture Club).
When: Wednesday, October 26th, from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Where: University Heights Center, 5031 University Way NE, Room 109, Seattle, WA
This workshop will help provide you with the legal foundation to start and grow your new business, including tips on formation, fundraising and intellectual property. Every entrepreneur could use free legal advice, and this is a great opportunity to get some of those burning questions answered.