New Tech Seattle June 2023 Meetup

June 15, 2023 5:00 pm PDT

About This Event

Join us on Thursday, June 15th for New Tech Seattle’s next meet-up.

New Tech is the Northwest’s largest tech community. We’re the place where you make meaningful connections, learn from the industry’s best, and have a fun night out. Most importantly, you’ll join an engaging group of go-getters, developers, founders, and professionals, and discover the people, partners, organizations, and resources to help you build your dreams.

June Presenters

Founders, leaders & innovators share their passion & new tech through 8-minute presentations & 3 minutes of your Q&A.

The Venue

The Collective Seattle, 400 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-5094. Building community in Seattle and fostering experiences for a diverse group of movers, shakers, explorers, professionals, thinkers, and doers.

The Crowd

The Northwest’s smart, fun, creative, innovative tech community – software and application developers, company owners, startup founders, recruiters, hackers, job seekers, executives, investors, community leaders, and people who are new to the area.

The Agenda
5:00pm – Neighborhood block party style networking with appetizers, beverages & a cash bar
6:00pm – Welcome! Time to start the show
6:05pm – Sponsor Shoutouts
6:10pm – Community Connections; quick shares with your neighbors
6:15pm – Community Shoutouts; quick shares of cool events, resources & meet new Seattleites
6:25pm – Presentations of cool tech & innovations
7:10pm – Thank you & goodnight, …or
7:15pm – Afterparty in The Collective’s High Tide community space
The Vibe

Neighborhood block party – fun, friendly & relaxed with complimentary food & drinks. You’ll laugh, smile, and have a fun night out. Come share what you’re up to, be curious and helpful to others, and make some new friends in the tech community!

The Experience

Discover innovative, creative and inspirational new technology (or smarter use of old tech). It could be VR, IoT, Apps, Fintech, Mobiletech, Healthtech, Cloudtech… you get the idea.

The After Party

Continue connecting to fantastic people in our community after the show ends around 8:30pm.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Startup 253

Startup 253

City University of Seattle

City University of Seattle






Parking There is a parking garage below The Collective and street parking around the area at your own expense. If you decide to park in the parking garage, the entrance is at the back of the building along a back alley. It’s a one-way street, enter the alley from Harrison Street.

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$12 before the event and $20 if purchased the day of the event.


Rebekah Bastian, CEO and Founder, OwnTrail

Rebekah Bastian is an entrepreneur, award-winning author, artist, tech executive, mentor, wife, mother and aerial acrobat. After spending 15 years at Zillow, with roles including VP of Product and VP of Community & Culture, Rebekah started OwnTrail to help people embrace their nonlinear career journeys, see what other’s paths really look like (spoiler alert: they’re so much more interesting than what’s on LinkedIn!) and help each other make progress towards their aspirations. In line with this theme, Rebekah published her first (gold medal IPPY award-winning) book, Blaze Your Own Trail, in February 2020 with Berrett-Koehler Publishers. Rebekah serves on the Board of Directors of Bellwether Housing and is an investor and advisor to technology startups. She writes articles in multiple publications including and is a frequent speaker at conferences and community events. She has been recognized in the Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40, the Inman 33 People Changing the Real Estate Industry and the Female Founders Alliance Champion Awards. Rebekah earned her Masters of Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington.