Founders like you

The first steps of the journey are often the hardest. Our 100% operator-led team is here to help you every step of the way.  Read our manifesto

Uniquely Madrona

We are Madrona’s incubation program, partnering with founders as co-builders, advisors, and their first investors. We represent an integral part in Madrona’s continuum of Day One for the long-run commitment to founders.


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Investors & co-builders

This group of experienced operators will be co-founders, partnering with you and MVL to provide unique advantages in recruiting the founding team, closing initial customers, and raising capital.

Spencer Rascoff
Former Zillow CEO
Julie Larson-Green
Former Qualtrics CXO
Elie Seidman
Former Tinder CEO
Elissa Fink
Former Tableau CMO
Elena Donio
Twilio President
Court Lorenzini
Docusign Co-founder
Mike McSherry
Xealth CEO
Erik Blachford
Former Expedia CEO
Jon Gelsey
Former Auth0 CEO
Chad Cohen
Former Adaptive Biotech CFO
Ralph Pascualy
Former Swedish CEO
Leading PNW VC
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Every year, we vet 100s of ideas, validate dozens, and launch only a rare few of the most compelling startup concepts we put through our rigorous process.

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Let’s start a company together

We are with our founders from day one, for the long run.

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