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UW Co-Motion Fundamentals for Startups Series: The Capitalization Stack – Getting the Right Funding in Place for Growth

February 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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startups, entrepreneurs

 Venture Capital is evolving. Determining the volume, timing, and type of capital your company will need to succeed is critical to your success as a founder. This session reviews the various types of early stage technology company funding available and how each serves different business models and end-game goals to optimize the value of entrepreneurship for founders, teams, and investors alike.

Gillian Muessig is the CEO of Outlines Venture Group and Managing Director of the Mastersfund™, a women-led global venture capital fund based in Seattle, WA. She is a co-founder of Moz, the world’s most popular provider of digital marketing software and serves on Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards for technology companies worldwide.

Gillian has served as an advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, the U.S. State Department, and government programs in Switzerland, Germany, China and throughout the Balkans. Over the course of more than 30 years, Gillian has helped thousands of companies to launch, grow, pivot, and thrive.

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.

These lectures are open to the public and you do not have to be currently affiliated with the UW or a startup to join. Please register at the link below for access information. We hope you can join us!


February 12, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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UW Co-Motion