New Builders: Featuring Seth Levine & Elizabeth MacBride
October 8, 2021
WHEN: November 16, 2021 | 12:00PM ET
Upstate Capital, in partnership with, Grasshopper Bank, is hosting an invite-only Zoom meeting for Upstate Capital member and invited guests, with Seth Levine, founder and managing partner at the Foundry Group, and Elizabeth MacBride, a seasoned journalist in entrepreneurship. They are co-authors of “New Builders: Face to Face with the TRUE Future of Business”.
Seth is a nationally-known investor with more than 80 exits through the Foundry Group. Elizabeth has been writing about entrepreneurship nationally for many years.
The event includes a conversation with Seth and Elizabeth, breakout discussions and networking.
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The first 50 people to register will receive a copy in the mail.
The New Builders: Face to Face with the TRUE Future of Business
Seth Levine and Elizabeth MacBride
This exclusive online event is FREE for Upstate Capital Members and invited guests.
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A long-time venture capitalist Seth Levine works with venture funds and companies around the globe. His day job is as a partner at Foundry Group, a Boulder, CO based venture capital firm he co-founded in 2006 which as of the end of 2020 had almost $3 billion in assets under management. Easily distracted and a passionate advocate for entrepreneurship, Seth also spends time as an advisor to venture funds and companies around the world. The intersection of community and business has always been a driving force for Seth. He co-founded Pledge 1%, a global network of companies who have pledged equity, time, and product back to their local communities. He is on the board of StartupColorado, which promotes entrepreneurship in areas of Colorado outside of the front range. He is also a Trustee of Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, where he helped found their entrepreneurship program as well as a popular student hackathon (the “Macathon”). He also works with a number of funds and companies – especially in the Middle East and Africa – to help promote entrepreneurship and economic development. A passionate cyclist, above-average skier, and general fan of all things outdoors, Seth and his wife live in Colorado their three children.
Elizabeth MacBride is an entrepreneur and an award-winning journalist with deep expertise in finance, technology and small business. She is the founder of Times of Entrepreneurship, and author, with venture capitalist Seth Levine, of The New Builders. The untold story of today’s entrepreneurs, The New Builders has been called the book “that will change everything you know about growing a business today.” Elizabeth has talked her way into Gaza for a story, reported on business in refugee camps and written stories about entrepreneurs everywhere from Northern Idaho to Helena, Arkansas, to Cambodia. Times of Entrepreneurship is a weekly web publication covering entrepreneurs beyond Silicon Valley, launched in Feb. 2020, with support from the Kauffman Foundation. She has written or edited for Quartz, Forbes Magazine, Atlantic.com, Stanford GSB, CNBC, HBR.com, BBC Capital, Advertising Age, Newsweek and many others. Her stories have been viewed by millions of people worldwide and translated into languages including Arabic, Turkish and Armenian. She is the single mother of two daughters and a seventh-generation Washingtonian.