Seattle’s premiere Social Innovation Showdown happens on October 18, 2012 at 4:45 PM when Finalists from Social Innovation Fast Pitch (SIFP) will compete at Fisher Pavilion. This is high-intensity fast-pitching with $150,000 at stake and Nathan Myhrvold delivering the keynote. Hear great entrepreneurs, network with leading investors and philanthropists, vote your favorite, and make change happen! Last year was a sell-out; don’t miss it this year! Buy your tickets EARLY at http://SIFP2012.eventbrite.com . A portion of tickets are tax-deductible and include open wine bar and appetizers. PROMOTIONAL CODE: StartupSEA (quantity limited)
Dr. Myhrvold is founder of Intellectual Ventures, creator of the Global Good program, and author of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking, winner of the prestigious James Beard Award. The Global Good program, a collaboration between Intellectual Ventures and Bill Gates, partners with leading humanitarian organizations and forward looking organizations to conceive, develop, and deploy inventions that save lives. He is also a member of United Way’s Million Dollar Roundtable and a regular contributor to local Seattle arts and education non-profits.