Startup Grind New York City Hosts Anthony Casalena (Founder of Squarespace)

  • May 21, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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Anthony Casalena, Founder of Squarespace

Anthony Casalena is the Founder and CEO of Squarespace, which he started from his dorm room in 2003. During the company's early years, Anthony acted as the sole engineer, designer, and support representative for the entire Squarespace platform, allowing for it to be a stable business from the outset.  In addition to his main responsibilities in running the company and setting overall product strategy, he remains actively involved in the engineering, design, and product teams within the organization. Anthony holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland.




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


Hosted By Peter Crysdale, New York City Chapter Director

Peter is the Founder/CEO of StrategyHack, running marketing strategy hackathons for startups and professional marketers. He has a diverse background with 8+ years experience spanning engineering, social good and technology startups. In his spare time, he enjoys day dreaming and cross country skiing.  
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @PCrysdale

Hosted By Joshua Ness, Director of Marketing & Operations

Josh is a growth strategist in the New York City startup community. He has previously helped build marketing machines in the event management, workforce development, and community organization industries. He also really likes bodega sandwiches.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @jcness

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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 or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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  • Tom M.

    Great event yes very inspirational guy and also one who hasn't allowed himself to be taken over by the Hype!... still very appreciative of others involvement in supporting his goals. also great job on the overall presentation

    3 · May 22, 2014

  • James Michael Francis Bennett J.

    Inspirational. Anthony was intelligent and engaging, stressing the importance of effective communication as one of the key ingredients of success.

    3 · May 21, 2014

  • Dvorah G.

    Really informative talk!

    1 · May 21, 2014

  • Lantie F.

    Looking forward to it.

    May 12, 2014

  • Moses O.

    hello guys

    April 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Squarespace user myself!!!!

    February 5, 2014

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