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Susan Preston

Foster School of Business
University of Washington
Box: NA
Seattle, WA 98195

Susan Preston

Affiliate Instructor


JD Seattle University (1985)
BS Washington State University (1976)

Academic Expertise

board of directors
business analytics
business valuation
competitive strategy
growth management
presentation skills

Positions Held

Managing Member, SeaChange Fund
Managing Member, Seattle Angel Fund
Manager Member, E8 Fund
General Partner, CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund I, LP
Board Member, Olis Robotics
Board Member, Nortis Inc.
Board Member, 60 Hertz
Board Member, Tend Health
Board Member, Liberty Bank
Board Member, Angel Resource Institute
Board Member, Aqueduct
Board Member, CSATs
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Kauffman Foundation
Advisory Council Member, National Science Foundation
Author: “Angel Financing for Entrepreneurs – Early-stage Funding for long-term Success

Honors and Awards

2014 Woman of Valor, Senator Cantwell and VP Biden
2014 Small Business Person of the Year, Small Business Council of America

Courses Taught

ENTRE 579 Angel Investing
ENTRE 561 Essentials of Finance for Entrepreneurs
ENTRE 557 Entrepreneurial Finance