Thank you for joining us for a fireside chat with Amanda Goetz, Founder & CEO of House of Wise. We heard Amanda’s fundraising journey while building a female-focussed company in an unconventional industry- CBD!
About Amanda Goetz
As the Founder & CEO of House of Wise, Amanda Goetz is on a mission to help women give more purposeful intention and take back control of their sleep, stress, sex, strength, and wealth. Amanda has more than 15 years of experience building brands that inspire, empower, and serve women. She is a leader and advocate breaking down stigmas and stereotypes surrounding CBD, cannabis, and the role of women in our society today.
Moderated by Leslie Feinzaig
Leslie Feinzaig is an operator turned founder turned VC. In 5 years, she turned a 25-person Facebook group into a 50k-strong community for women-founded startups and aligned investors, and raised a venture capital fund to invest in (and with) the best of them. She is the founder and Managing Director of Graham & Walker, an early stage venture capital fund on a mission to reshape the Nasdaq by investing in tech companies founded and led by women.
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 publications such as Fortune, Fast Company, Techcrunch and Entrepreneur.
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 https://grahamwalker.com