Fuchsia shoes are made in Sangla Hill, a remote town in Pakistan with a history stretching back to the time of Alexander the Great. Here, each pair of flats is handcrafted in a traditional workshop by a group of artisans who are passionate about using their skills to support their families and community. By making shoes for Fuchsia, they not only get to do what they love, they also receive a respectable living income which provides them and their loved ones with food, shelter, education, and health care.
Dialtune has revolutionized the drum tuning process with their technology that allows for tuning while playing and the ability to change drumheads in under a minute. Their cable tuning system allows drummers to tune the top and bottom head independently using only a dial. As you turn the dial, the tension increases and decreases evenly across the entire head – no more tuning with tension rods! Dialtune believes that by giving drummers a more stable base to work from, drummers can focus less on the inconsistencies in the sound, and more on how they can be expressive with a drum that is properly tuned and resonating as it was created.
Point B takes on the world’s most complex business challenges, applying their industry insight and deep expertise to deliver long-term value and help their clients prepare for what’s next. Their people-centered approach unites diverse talent, empowering their clients and ensuring a clear path toward an inclusive and sustainable future.
FAST Water Heater has been providing water heater installation, repair, and service in Washington, Oregon and California since 1986. All of their technicians are company employees, not subcontractors, and all of their locations are company owned. In addition to servicing customers directly, Fast Water Heater Company also provides installation services for all major water heater brands, such as Rheem, Bradford White, Noritz, GE, Whirlpool and many more, as well as several major energy companies.
Reshamandi is a tech-enabled supply chain company driving efficiency and providing credit in highly fragmented textile supply chains throughout India. They provide multiple financial products, technical advisory, quality testing, high-quality inputs, and market linkages at each node of the supply chain. Through aggregation of supply and demand, Reshamandi offers each stakeholder better pricing while ensuring quality control, predictability, and price transparency, yielding better outcomes for all involved.
FUSE is a Seattle based venture firm focused on backing early-stage, software focused companies in the Pacific Northwest. They focus on pre-seed to series A companies, with check sizes ranging from $500k-$12M. Since inception in 2023, the firm has backed 26 companies and continues to invest actively in the Pacific Northwest ecosystem.
Evergreens promotes a healthy dining experience and creates a unique twist on salads. Each salad experience is customized to the customer and is built with nothing but fresh, quality food at an attainable price point. The ingredients are 100% all-natural, seasonally rotated and locally-sourced, whenever possible.
Prota Ventures is a venture-building and early-stage investment firm. Dedicated to leading with kindness, empathy, excellence, and generosity, Prota promotes human flourishing by investing holistically in their entrepreneurs. This means engaging with entrepreneurs at the earliest stages and partnering with them as they grow and scale.
The Impact Foundation helps put more charitable capital to work for good. Using donor advised funds, they provide a streamlined path to fund transformational businesses, make loans to charity, and grow the amount available for future giving.
Fiat Ventures is an emerging VC focused on supporting and growing the next generation of market leading, early-stage companies in the Fintech space. Recently launching Fund I, they are targeting technology companies with a focus on Fintech innovation: including Digital Banks, InsurTech, PropTech, Blockchain, Wealth Management/Robo-Advising and the blending of Fintech into other parallel verticals.
For more than 11 years, Seattle-based Westward Partners has been investing in privately held businesses based in the Northwest. Westward partners with businesses with revenues between $15 and $250 million and strong management teams, to build long-term value for its investors, employees of portfolio companies, and the executives with whom Westward works.
Vossler Media Group is a full-service production company / creative agency fiercely focused on visual and audio content. The Vossler team collaborates with brands and agencies to solve creative problems and shepherd their vision through every step of the production pipeline. They have erased the boundary between creative and execution, allowing them to create experiential content that resonates with audiences on a visual, emotional, and human level by combining technical excellence with creative vision. Vossler Media Group’s office is in Seattle and produces award winning visual and audio content for the advertising, film, television, gaming, and music industries.
First Row Partners is a women-led venture capital firm based in Seattle. They invest in pre-seed technology companies that transform who holds the power of data, technology, and knowledge. Unlocking this potential breaks old systems and creates massive market opportunities for new entrants.
Founded in 2018, Lenora Capital is the private investment arm of Brighton Jones, based in Seattle, Washington. The firm has a series of funds that seek investments in companies from seed to growth stages. Lenora has made investments in consumer products, technology, business services, AgTech, and manufacturing sectors.
Held in Wenatchee, the Flywheel Investment Conference is an annual event that brings entrepreneurs, investors, and community members together to cultivate momentum for growing companies across Washington State.
Wheaton, IL based T2 Capital Management is a nimble, fully integrated real estate investment firm that utilizes a data-driven approach in pursuit of outsized investment returns. With the benefit of fully discretionary capital and deep industry relationships, T2 executes specific investment strategies that sync with demographic trends and related supply/demand imbalances. In all that they do, they seek to be great neighbors, partners, and, ultimately, stewards.
Creation Investments Capital Management is a leading impact investment management company dedicated to private equity and private credit investments in the financial services industry. Leveraging deep industry experience, they partner with management teams to inject growth equity, facilitate strategic M&A and provide critical funding to firms specializing in microfinance, small-and-medium enterprise credit, leasing, factoring, insurance, savings, payments and mobile money.
Headquartered in Anchorage, Grant Aviation is the leading logistics company offering regional air transport for mail & cargo, Essential Air Services, passenger, and medevac to rural communities in Southwestern Alaska.
Copium Investments is a real estate private equity firm that specializes in commercial ground-up development and value-add projects. They buy, build, and manage high-quality properties across multiple asset classes in some of the fastest-growing markets in the country. Copium aims to invest in excellence, creating properties that benefit the community around them.
Facteus is a financial data business intelligence platform designed to serve financial institutions, payment processors, investment companies, and retail corporations. The company’s platform transforms raw transaction data from legacy technologies into actionable information, which enables companies to make intelligent business decisions, automate manual operational tasks and optimize their data strategies, enabling clients to get access to an easy way to turn data exhaust into revenue without compromising the safety, security, or compliance.
BrainSpace is working to build the future of Neurocritical care. Existing options for brain pressure management are high risk, labor intensive, and missing key data. BrainSpace’s device is more comfortable for patients, saves nurse’s time, and provides clean and continuous data for surgeons and research.
11 Tribes is a Chicago based venture firm, focused on catalyzing the potential of purpose-driven entrepreneurs to promote human flourishing. 11 Tribes seeks to create impact through empowering their founders with partnership, care, and resources to transform their communities, care for employees, lead with integrity, and build without burnout.
Beta Hatch is on a mission to industrialize insect farming within a regenerative food system. The company’s insect-rearing technology enables them to produce high nutrient feed ingredients year-round with lower environmental impact, enabling farmers to cost-effectively meet demand for animal feed and crop fertilizer.
Madrona Venture Group is a Seattle based venture capital firm that has been investing in technology firms in the Pacific Northwest for 25+ years. They invest across all stages, with over 85 active portfolio companies.
Located near Seattle, Cascade Coffee is a premier specialty coffee contract manufacturer. They specialize in roasting, grinding, flavoring, and packaging coffee, catering to the world’s finest coffee brands and shipping orders both across the United States and internationally.
Inspired by the surf, climbing and camping culture of the 70’s and the relaxed energy of a road trip with friends, LOGE inspires people to get out and explore together. They find forgotten motels near their favorite towns and trails and bring them back to life with a variety of ways to stay like hotel rooms, hostel bunks, and campsites. From on-site gear rentals to fire pits and free live music, LOGE delivers a welcoming outdoor-adventure-focused experience at each of their locations.