Julie Harrelson

Managing Director, Cascade Seed Fund

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Vancouver

Stream: Compute

Julie Harrelson is a Managing Director of the Cascade Seed Fund and has over 30 years of experience as an investor, founder, sales executive and consultant. She launched Cascade Seed Fund with Robert Pease in 2019 after being founder of the five predecessor Cascade Angels Funds. She has been a seed stage investor since 2013 and founded her first enterprise at age 8.

Harrelson was previously a tech executive in multiple companies variously acquired by Earthlink, Time Warner and others. Following an exit from a telecommunications startup, Harrelson worked as a trusted advisor with regional entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, as well as leaders of global change efforts in healthcare, education and energy before launching Cascade.

As an entrepreneur and operator, Harrelson brings experience, compassion and quiet rigor learned in the school of hard knocks to all she meets.