Fri, Nov 15, 2019, 9:00 am - 10:30 am (CST)
The Riveter: Minneapolis
4388 France Ave S.
Edina, MN 55410
Join us as we welcome The Riveter Founder and CEO, Amy Nelson, to discuss hurdles and successes in venture capital fundraising for female founders.
This discussion will be led by Lauren Pradhan, Founding Managing Director of Grow North.
9:00 - 9:30 am: Breakfast & Networking
9:30 - 10:15 am: Founding & Funding Conversation with Amy Nelson
10:15 - 10:30 am: Q & A
Amy Nelson is the founder and CEO of The Riveter, a modern union of working women and allies. A graduate of Emory University and the NYU School of Law, Amy practiced corporate litigation with a focus on high-profile First Amendment matters for over a decade in New York City and Seattle. She also served on President Obama's National Finance Committee where she co-chaired Gen44, the under 40 fundraising arm of the campaign. Additionally, Amy previously worked with President Carter's The Carter Center. In 2017, Amy launched The Riveter while pregnant with her third daughter in three years and she welcomed daughter number four in June 2019. Amy is a contributor for Inc., has written for Forbes, and has been published broadly including in/on outlets including The TODAY Show, Refinery29, Buzzfeed, The Washington Post and The Seattle Times. She has spoken across the world on many stages, including Forbes Under 30, United State of Women, Cannes Lions, and SXSW.
This series is presented by The Riveter, Grow North, Forge North, WE* Start, MN Cup, Lunar Startups & Minnestar.