There Has Never Been a Better Time to Start a Company – An AMA with Leslie Feinzaig

Leslie Feinzaig answered your burning questions and concerns about becoming an entrepreneur during uncertain economic times. Some of the best companies were created in the last recession. With the current layoffs, an impending recession, and current market conditions, there is good reason to believe this is the best time for hungry founders waiting to test their ideas and start something new. Watch this recording for an honest and inspiring conversation with Leslie, and start your founder journey here!

Featured speaker: Leslie Feinzaig is the founder and Managing Director of Graham & Walker, an early stage venture capital fund and community on a mission to reshape the Nasdaq by investing in tech companies founded and led by women. In 5 years, she turned a 25-person Facebook group into the most prominent and tightly engaged community for women-founded startups and aligned investors in America, and raised a venture capital fund to invest in (and with) the best of them. Born and raised in Costa Rica, Leslie was named one of Forbes Magazine’s Most Powerful Women from Central America, Worth Magazine’s Worthy 100, Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40, and Seattle Magazine’s Most Influential People. Leslie serves on the Boards of the Washington Technology Industry Association, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington, and the HBS Equity and Entrepreneurship Initiative Alumni Advisory Board. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a contributing writer for Fortune, Fast Company, and Techcrunch.

About Graham & Walker

Graham & Walker is a venture firm that activates the potential of all women in business through programs, community, and direct investments. We are on a mission to reshape the Nasdaq by investing in tech companies founded and led by women. For more information, please visit

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