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The Escapist - Denver

Raising Funds as a Female Founder

A conversation about our current funding raise and my experience as a founder.

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Raising Funds as a Female Founder
Raising Funds as a Female Founder

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Nov 18, 2022, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

The Escapist - Denver, 921 W 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80204, USA


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Karen Frame CEO of Makeena WHAT TO EXPECT In this fireside chat style interview, we sit with Karen Frame, CEO of Makeena, to talk about her current fund raising round and her experience as a founder.  Karen is a seasoned founder, with a wealth of experience. In this conversation we will gain real time insights into the climate for fundraising in Q4 of 2022. Karen will share insights and tips she's learned along the way.  ABOUT MAKEENA Makeena helps better-for-you and the-planet brands connect with consumers anywhere they shop, even online, providing cash and rewards after buying healthy and sustainable products to consumers and first-party data to brands, retailers, and research institutions.  Makeena is a Certified B Corporation. For more information, visit KAREN'S BIO Karen, Makeena’s CEO & Founder, is passionate about being an entrepreneur and making the world a better place.  She firmly believes that building a technology company in the natural products space will encourage people to shop healthier and lead to a cleaner planet because Makeena will make it easy for them to make smarter choices.Karen became an entrepreneur in the early 1990s when she moved to Boulder, Colorado, and built and operated two interactive touchscreen kiosk companies, one for the real estate industry (InterActive Properties) and one for the natural products industry (Natural Interactions).  After that, Karen was general counsel for a number of emerging growth and publicly-held software and data analytics companies.Karen earned her degree in accounting and business from Indiana University and a CPA and law degree from the University of Illinois.  She also attended Oxford University, focusing on international business transactions, and taught Principles of Business for Entrepreneurs in the Cross Campus Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at the University of Colorado. Makeena Social Media Links: LinkedIn: Facebook: Instagram: TikTok: Twitter: Download here: Karen's Social Media Links: LinkedIn: Twitter:

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