Startup Grind Chicago Hosts Emerson Spartz (Spartz Inc.)

  • September 17, 2013 · 6:00 PM

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Emerson Spartz, Spartz Inc.

Emerson Spartz is one of the world's leading experts on internet virality and has been featured in major media including the Wall Street Journal, CBS Evening News, CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. As the CEO of Spartz Inc, he runs one of the fastest-growing digital media publishers with 160 million page views per month. The Spartz Media Network of twenty websites including OMG Facts, GivesMeHope, and SmartphOWNED. At the age of 12, Spartz founded MuggleNet, the #1 Harry Potter website, which attracted 50 million page views per month. By the age of 19, Spartz became a New York Times bestselling author after publishing his first book. Spartz lives in Chicago with his wife Gaby and his pet chinchilla, Zoë. Recent Press Inc 30 Under 30: Taking the Guesswork Out of Virality From Muggle to Media Mogul by Age 25 How a Self-Taught 12-Year-Old Created a Viral Media Titan 40 Under 40

 

 

Agenda

6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking

 

Hosted By Tom Denison, Director of Startup Grind Chicago

Tom's passion is mentoring, advising, funding and founding tech startups. Like many, his digital experience started with a glamorous yet struggling internet startup, but blossomed into strategy and business development with some of the most recognized digital powerhouses. He has also nurtured and made profitable a top 200 internet retailer. Today, he is the Founder of Funl, a collection of savvy digital marketing experts who “Provide the expertise and resources needed to drive a large, loyal and profitable customer base.”
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What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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  • Brent W.

    Smart guy, tough to follow parts of his story since they were a bit disjointed at times.

    September 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I arrived late to the Jeff Hyman (Retrofit) event back in July. Since the video you said would be uploaded here is still not available, I would appreciate it if you would please provide the contact information for the person who presented their Author Ap. I gave my card to the young woman who introduced everyone, but I never heard from her again. I have two eBooks coming out soon, and I would love to look into supporting another Chicago entrepreneur. Thank you.

    September 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Tom,

    Just wondering when you'll have video uploaded from the July Start-up Grind Meetup.

    August 30, 2013

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