Think of this as an open conference that is driven by its participants. The agenda is made up by the people who show up. The sessions will be broken up into 30-minute discussions and spaces are reserved for gatherings that happen throughout the day. An unconference allows for flexibility, open discussion, and debate, all fueled by its attendees. Innovative conversations with some of the brightest women around. Come to build a collaborative network, establish partnerships, and be in a close community of people that value the same or similar topics of discussion.
Be the Investor
2018 Woman Led Whiteboard Pitch Night!
On this night you will get to be the investor as local entrepreneurs pitch their business direct to you! Entrepreneurs will pitch while drawing their ideas on a whiteboard. No boring powerpoint allowed!
Together we will celebrate and showcase the entrepreneurial talent, power, and disruption of women founders!
$10 from each ticket sold will go to prize money! After the last pitch, the audience will write play checks to invest three of the business! You can give the whole $10 to one business or split the $10 up among three of the business. All winnings will go directly to the entrepreneurs you put your dollars towards! When: March, 9th 2018 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: Ruby Receptionists 805 Southwest Broadway · Portland
$15 General Admission
$10 Mastermind Group
Get Your Tickets Here!
Woman Led, works to make all of our events accessible, 10% of all tickets are available as scholarships. To apply for a scholarship to this event please complete this form by February 1, 2018.
Entrepreneurs will give a 3-5 minute pitch while drawing their ideas on a whiteboard. No boring powerpoint allowed!
All entrepreneurs will be given access to a mentoring session and learn how to improve their pitch.
You will learn:
• The pitching process.
• Discover the key points to make during a pitch.
• Know what questions you have to answer in order to get funded.
To qualify to pitch, applicants must:
• Be a founder or co-founder of a scalable business.
• Identify as a Woman, Trans or Non-Binary person.
• Be in Pre-Launch, Launch, Growth Stage. No concept pitches, please.
• Be committed to the success of other Woman Led companies.
• Complete the application by 2/16/18
• Submit a link to 1-3 minute, single shot, unlisted YouTube video that tells us who you are and what you do. (Make this video simple, filming on your phone is just fine!)
Facebook Ads Workshop
Do you feel like you are wasting resources the occasional promoted posts? Join expert Kelly Dollinger and learn how to create successful results driven Facebook Ads.
February 6th from 5:30pm-8:30pm
Ruby Receptionists, 805 SW Broadway, #900, Portland OR 97205
Mastermind Members $10
Buy Your Tickets HERE Today
Are you a founder of a startup with a big goal?
Do you need support, community, and peer mentoring?
Can you attend a one-hour meeting every week?
If so, apply to join a Woman Led Mastermind group!
Why join Woman Led?
We are a group of startup women who believe we have products that will change the world. Founded in 2015, we meet weekly and provide peer mentoring to women startups. We are creating a community of women leaders who are building profitable and sustainable businesses that will positively impact the economy. Our companies span widely from food, health, cosmetics and tech industries. We use the power of community to grow our businesses, and to date we are successful in helping each other launch and monetize their ideas.
We are having an open call for applications to join on November 16, 9am at Mercy Corps Northwest Women's Business Center.
- You need to be a woman, trans or non-binary founder or co-founder of a for-profit business in launch or growth stage.
- Prepared to give a 5-minute pitch.
- Excited and able to commit to one of our weekly hour-long peer mentoring groups that meet in downtown Portland Or.
- Able to commit to at least 12 weeks.
- Contribute $50 per quarter.
How to apply:
Please complete the form below by November 10, 2017. Qualified applicants will be invited to give a 5-minute pitch on November 16th!
Questions? Connect with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet with business professionals while mingling with other women entrepreneurs in your community. Learn about the resources available to women business owners and aspiring female entrepreneurs in the Portland metro region. Enjoy complimentary beverages and light hors d’oeuvres during an inspiring and knowledge-packed evening! Limited seating, so hurry and get your tickets TODAY!
Get Tickets Here
Have you considered crowdfunding to launch your big idea? Or, have you done the research and felt overwhelmed by the process of crowdfunding, and wished you could ask someone that has been there and done that? Now is your chance!
Join Woman Led for a panel discussion on crowdfunding July 26th from 5:30-7:30pm at Ruby Receptionists HQ, where we will take a deep dive with panelists, Marguerite Svendson from the Coolest Cooler Campaign, Tara O’Mara from PDX Pet Design Campaign, and Jessica Chan from the Winkpens (now operating as Modern Human Instruments) Campaign covering the ins and outs of crowdfunding strategy and the do’s and don’ts of running a successful campaign.
Combined these amazing panelists raised nearly 14 million in crowdfunding money with their campaigns! Join us to learn how they did it!
Price: $10.00 / per person
Ruby Receptionists HQ
805 SW Broadway St. Suite 900
Portland OR 97205
6:00-7:00pm Panel Discussion
7:00-7:30pm Audience Q&A
Getting a loan involves more than just applying. Preparing for a loan can be just as important as getting the money. We know the preparation process can be long, and possibly filled with apprehension, confusion, and fear.
Common concerns include:
What documents do I need? * Why are they asking confidential questions?
Is my credit score high enough? * What if I run into problems?
This free workshop will take the mystery out of applying for a loan. It is designed to increase your odds for getting approved, by us or by any other lender. Join us to become better prepared for the loan process, from application to closing to repayment.
Each week our group of smart, savvy, dedicated and ambitious women CEOs gather to outline their weekly goals, share updates, request support and troubleshoot their business obstacles to keep moving forward at a fast, ambitious pace.We have 4 spots available for like-minded female founders to come join this powerful group and take their business to a whole new level.