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Wednesday, October 4 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Failure or Success? How to translate your mistakes into experience

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Mistakes. We all make them. But some people have a knack for turning those mistakes into accomplishments, experience, and successes. It’s not easy. It takes self-respect, confidence and a bit of creativity.

Whatever challenges you may be facing, or roadblocks you may be trying to clear, come on down to hear how 3 of our local business leaders have translated their career missteps into positive experience.


Moderators
avatar for Patrick Flaherty

Patrick Flaherty

Patrick most recently worked to grow alcohol ecommerce platform, Drizly, into 5 new markets across the US and Canada. As the face of Drizly in the Northwest, he was responsible for developing the Drizly brand in Seattle, Edmonton, and Calgary; locally scaling the footprint on both... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Minda Brusse

Minda Brusse

Minda is a past Chief of Staff for a blockchain/cryptocurrency startup.  She currently advises and consults for early stage startups.  Her experience includes co-founding two startups, a dot-com era eProcurement company,  management consulting, and non-profit board leadership... Read More →
avatar for Katharine Geramita

Katharine Geramita

Co-Founder, CTO, CreositySpace
Katharine is Co-Founder and CTO at CreositySpace, a company dedicated to inspiring early interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) by connecting kids, and their teachers, to entrepreneurs who have built their companies on STEM based concepts and/or products. CreositySpace... Read More →
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Valentina Vitols

Angel Investor, Pipeline Angels / Next Wave Impact
Valentina is an angel investor focused on supporting entrepreneurs in the technology and social impact spaces. A native of Venezuela, she is a member of Pipeline Angels, Alliance of Angels, and Hera Angels. Valentina is also a limited partner at Next Wave Ventures and Portfolia, a... Read More →