2021 Events


Virtual Events  |  Podcasts  |  On-Demand Webinars

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June 17, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm PT

Join us with Jing Shen, Tax Senior Manager at CBIZ MHM, to make sure you’re informed about taxes your company may be liable for, including:

  • Sales tax and the Wayfair Decision

  • City business tax

  • State franchise taxes and fees

  • Pitfalls to avoid

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June 29, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm PT

Learn how founders can avoid lawsuits, including:

  • Making sure you have proper agreements in place – e.g., employment agreements, vendor contracts, etc.

  • What you should know about using Independent Contractors

  • Tips for success and pitfalls to avoid


JULY 27 from 3:00-4:30pm PDT

Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank® with Women Founders Network

The Dolphin Tank is an interactive discussion led by an expert panel that focuses on one thing: “How can we help?” The objective is to provide connections and advice to enable entrepreneurs to overcome their challenges and capitalize on their opportunities. Live pitches from our 2021 Fast Pitch finalists, an expert panel, and interactive audience participation!

SEPTEMBER 22 from 4:00-6:00pm PDT

Private Pitch Event (by invitation)

Investors, WFN Board Members, Fast Pitch judges and leaders in the startup community are invited to this exclusive event for a deep dive on the Top 5 Fast Pitch finalists from our 2021 competition. Live pitches and Q&A with the founders.

OCTOBER 26 from 4:00-6:00pm PDT

9th Annual Women Founders Network Fast Pitch Event

The grand finale! The Top 5 finalists from this year's competition will pitch live to compete for $40,000 in cash awards and $100k in professional services. Plans are in the works to make this a hybrid event - on-site seating may be limited in accordance with current health and safety regulations. Stay tuned for more details.


Talking through different ways to get funding was extremely helpful. And honestly hearing all of their struggles was a reminder that everyone goes through the same struggles, so just keep at it...show them why they should invest in you!

— WFN Panel Attendee

@ laizocors  @influencd.co