2019 Bend Venture Conference: Where are All the Ladies?


2019 Bend Venture Conference Speaker: Allie Magyar

Founder & CEO, Hubb

Barriers to Female Founders: Where are All the Ladies?

Allie Magyar is a skilled entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience driving successful technology-enabled service companies. She founded Hubb to build a technology solution that directly addressed the needs of meeting planners as they manage the overload of information involved in managing an event.  As CEO of Hubb, she is responsible for directing the company’s strategic direction with an emphasis on key partnerships, integrations, and growth.  Allie is also passionate about driving positive corporate culture and is a frequent speaker on women empowerment and diversity in the workplace.


2019 Bend Venture Conference Speaker: Diane Fraiman

Managing Director, Voyager Capital

Barriers to Female Founders: Where are All the Ladies?

Diane serves as a Managing Director with Voyager and focuses on software and digital media investments in the Pacific Northwest, particularly Oregon. With over 30 years of technology company experience in leading marketing, strategy and business development, Diane works with startups in the enterprise software, Internet/mobile/social, and security software industries throughout the West Coast.

Diane was previously Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Sanctum, a VC-backed startup providing Web application security software (acquired by Watchfire) and Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for the database company Informix Software (acquired by IBM), both based in Silicon Valley. Prior to her move to Silicon Valley, Diane was Vice President of Marketing for Tektronix (acquired by Danaher) in their Video and Networking Division and a marketing executive with Sequent Computer (acquired by IBM), both based in Oregon. She previously spent 16 years in sales and marketing roles at Digital Equipment Corporation in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Diane is on the boards of Act-On Software, Stackery, TiE Oregon, University of Oregon Seed Fund Advisory Board, the Oregon State University Advantage Accelerator, and Providence Child Center.  She is also a board observer of Chirpify, Lytics and SheerID.



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