where creatives connect
Save the date for October’s Film + Music + Interactive Happy Hour on October 29. This month will feature guest speaker Rebecca Lovell, Office of Economic Development’s Startup Advocate, who will present on finding your voice as an independent creative industries professional. The monthly Happy Hour is a meet up for leaders in film, music and interactive industries to share, learn and make meaningful business connections. Join us in the converging world of original music, independent films, interactive platforms, and emerging technologies at Spitfire in Belltown from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
About Rebecca Lovell:
Rebecca Lovell is the City of Seattle’s Startup Advocate, working to connect startups to resources, expand opportunities in entrepreneurship, and measure and promote our success. She also serves as a mentor for Techstars, 9 Mile Labs, Founder Institute, and the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator and is an instructor on venture capital investing in the UW Foster MBA Program. She is on the advisory board of Reveal as well as the UW Foster Employer Advisory board, and has coached, screened and mentored thousands of startups in Seattle. Prior roles include Program Director, Alliance of Angels, Executive Director, Northwest Entrepreneur Network, Chief Business Officer, GeekWire and interim CEO for Vittana. She brings 20 years of operating and management experience to her leadership roles in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. Recognized as one of the top 100 women in Tech from the Puget Sound Business Journal as well as Tech Flash’s “Do Gooder of the Year,” she is endlessly devoted to entrepreneurship and karaoke.