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Chris DeVore is a founder and General Partner at Founders’ Co-op, the Pacific Northwest’s leading seed-stage venture capital fund, and also the Managing Director of TechStars Seattle, the region’s top startup accelerator. Previously a co-founder of Adjacency (acquired by Sapient, NASDAQ: SAPE) and Judy’s Book (backed by Mobius VC and Ignition Partners), Chris also created outdoor retailer Patagonia’s online retailing channel and led product and business strategy teams at AT&T and McCaw Cellular Communications. Chris holds a BA from Yale and attended the MBA program at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He is a fifth-generation Seattle native and lives in Wallingford with his wife, Emily, and two children.