Past Meetup

Building & Marketing A Great Mobile App

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

1201 Third Avenue #2200 · Seattle, WA

How to find us

We'll all be in the large conference room on the main floor.

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Come learn about the mobile app development process for you, your venture, or your existing business.

Did you know that there are more people in the world who own cell phones than credit cards?! If you don’t have a mobile app you may be leaving money on the table!


Just $10 (while tickets last) or $25/door.

(And please RSVP here too.)


• How do you design an app people want to use?
• How is an app best developed?
• How do you best market your app & gain new users?
• How can you monetize it?
• How do you protect your app idea?
• What business functions can you automate with an app?

Don’t get left behind. This is an event for entrepreneurs, startups, marketers, and developers.

In addition to learning from industry leaders from the mobile app industry, you’ll also get the chance to meet potential partners to help get your idea off the ground!

Register now for just $10 (while tickets last) or $20/door, the eve of the event.

Event includes food and beverages.


Gabe Brown - Technical Co-Founder at Potion Incorporated

Damon Danieli - Founder/CEO of Appuri

Swatee Surve - Innovation Leader in Mobile Applications

Moderated by Tiffany McVeety (CEO/Founder, Girandola)


General Assembly ( - Learn technology, design, and business skills from industry professionals in our global community.

SeattleAppLab ( provides organizations with tools to use mobility, cloud and data organization to create and expand on their customer opportunities.

NOTE: Please arrive as close to 5:30pm as possible. (The building's lobby elevators are locked after 7pm, so no one will be allowed to arrive after 7pm!)


Gabe Brown is a technical co-founder of Potion Incorporated, a mobile app company that is specializes in building incredible mobile entertainment and experiences that delight and inspire. He is the former Director of Studio Operations for Disney Interactive's game studio in Bellevue, WA. He was part of the original team that created Marvel: Avengers Alliance, a smash hit game that generated over 70 Million installs on Facebook and mobile and been operating for over 3 years. Gabe is also a former lecturer for the University of Washington and an IEEE award winner for industry research.

Damon Danieli is the founder and CEO of Appuri a Data Platform as a Service for online and mobile businesses. Prior to Appuri he was the founder and CTO of Z2Live, a leading developer of high-quality free to play social games on iOS with over 50 million downloads. Z2Live was then acquired by ( for $150M in 2015. Prior to Z2Live, Damon was at Microsoft for 14 years, during which time, he worked on many interesting and technically complex products.

Swatee Surve, Litesprite Founder & CEO. A leader who has developed and launched disruptive technology-based healthcare businesses for Microsoft, Nike, T-Mobile, Premera Blue Cross and Eastman Kodak. These efforts led to several commercialization efforts and patents, some of which were in biofeedback and Nike's first wearable technology patents. As a Lead Consultant at Premera Blue Cross she led executive teams to identify new opportunities in wellness and member engagement programs. At T-Mobile, Swatee incubated and launched the V1.0 Android Bobsled Group Messaging application and created the firm's mobile health strategy. At Microsoft Research she fostered collaborations in medical imaging. Swatee has an MBA from the University of Chicago, an MSME and Biomechanics from Pennsylvania State, and a BS in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has been featured in international, national, and regional outlets including Huffington Post, International Business Times, NBC King 5 Tech Talk Feature, NPR’s KUOW’s Morning Edition, APM: Marketplace, VentureBeat, Kauffman Foundation, Seattle Times, Seattle Met iMedicalapps, and Medgadget


Tiffany McVeety - CEO / Founder, Girandola. Her investor matchmaking events facilitated over $50 million in startup and early stage financing for local startups. Her due diligence experience with Seraph Capital prepared her to take over leadership of The International Alliance for Women ( Micro Credit program and speak globally about access to capital programs. Her roles as SBA Women's Business Center Director and international trade banker position her students to successfully secure OPA (Other People's Assets) including bank financing, equity investments, foreign investment, and government grants (SBIR, USDA, Commerce, SBA). Concurrent positions: CEO - Girandola, Co-Founder - GROW Washington, Director - The International Alliance for Women. Through the Girandola family of companies, Tiffany arms would be entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, and existing business owners with tools to create their preferred future. Her books, workshops and step-by-step guides provide you simple solutions and strategies to design and launch a financially successful business - and make an impact that matters. Her signature program, 6 Weeks Idea to Launch, is an online State-certified Entrepreneurship Certificate Program ( Tiffany brings her students a unique background in startup capacity building. Find Tiffany at: or

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